Internet providers in Payette, ID

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Payette, ID internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL95%
Sparklight $45.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Skybeam - -Wireless100%
Safelink Internet $59.00 -Wireless100%
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Payette internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 100% of Payette residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Payette, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

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 $35 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Payette, $49.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Payette, $1.53.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Payette. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Payette's providers, 236 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider
Sparklight
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Payette, $49.00.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.45 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Payette, $1.53.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 1,000 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, 236 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Payette, $49.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Payette, $1.53.

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, 236 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Sparklight is the fastest internet provider in Payette with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Payette. The next fastest internet provider in Payette is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Ispeed Wireless offers the cheapest internet in Payette with plans starting at $35/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Payette, $49.00.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.