Internet providers in Pocatello, ID

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Pocatello internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Pocatello 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 Pocatello area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Pocatello residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 57% of those living in Pocatello.

There are nine internet providers serving the Pocatello area, and 96.98% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Pocatello's nine internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Pocatello

The largest internet providers in Pocatello are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL and satellite options to Pocatello.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Pocatello residents, covering 59% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Pocatello’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Pocatello residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

59%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in Pocatello covering 59% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Pocatello 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 $49/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Pocatello, $54.50.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pocatello, $4.54.

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 Pocatello. These download speeds are available to 59% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pocatello's providers, 286 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 Pocatello covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Pocatello 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Pocatello, $54.50.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pocatello, $4.54.

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 Pocatello. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pocatello's providers, 286 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Pocatello covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Pocatello 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Pocatello, $54.50.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pocatello, $4.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Pocatello. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pocatello's providers, 286 Mbps.

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Pocatello, ID internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 0.651%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 Mbps DSL 59%
Cable One, Inc. - - Cable 100%
May, Bott et al. - - Fiber-optic 57%
May, Bott et al. - - Cable 57%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Pocatello with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.651% of households in Pocatello. The next fastest internet provider in Pocatello is Cable One, Inc., offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Pocatello with plans starting at $49/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Pocatello, $54.50.

May, Bott et al. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Pocatello, covering 57% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Pocatello and is available to 0.651% of households.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.