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Internet providers in Payette, ID

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Payette, ID internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL95%
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Payette internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Payette is comparable to the rest of Idaho - 93%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Payette area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Payette residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 84% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.160% of those living in Payette.

There are seven internet providers serving the Payette area, and 98.42% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Payette's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Payette

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 109 Mbps 94 Mbps DSL
Sparklight 112 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 24 Mbps 30 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Payette

The largest internet providers in Payette are CenturyLink, Sparklight, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Payette.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Payette residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Sparklight, which covers 100% of the area. Payette’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Payette residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Payette covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Payette to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Payette, $50.56.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Payette, $1.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Payette. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Payette's providers, 173 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider

Sparklight

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to all households in Payette covering 100% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Payette residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Payette, $50.56.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.23 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Payette, $1.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Payette. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Payette's providers, 173 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Payette covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Payette where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Payette, $50.56.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Payette, $1.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Payette. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Payette's providers, 173 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Payette with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Payette. The next fastest internet provider in Payette is Sparklight, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Payette with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Payette, $50.56.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.