Internet providers in Pocatello, ID

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Pocatello, ID internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.651%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL59%
Sparklight $45.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 - -Fiber-optic57%
Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 - -Cable57%
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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 $45 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Pocatello

The largest internet providers in Pocatello are CenturyLink, Sparklight, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, 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 cable from Sparklight, which covers 100% of the area. Pocatello’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Pocatello residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/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 $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Pocatello, $51.27.

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 Pocatello, $1.39.

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, 430 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 Pocatello covering 100% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Pocatello 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 Pocatello, $51.27.

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 Pocatello, $1.39.

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 Pocatello. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pocatello's providers, 430 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, $51.27.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pocatello, $1.39.

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, 430 Mbps.

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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 Sparklight, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

SpeedConnect offers the cheapest internet in Pocatello with plans starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pocatello, $51.27.

Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.