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Internet providers in Post Falls, ID

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Post Falls, ID internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL92%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL92%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Post Falls internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Post Falls 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 Post Falls area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Post Falls residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 24% of those living in Post Falls.

There are eight internet providers serving the Post Falls area, and 92.24% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Post Falls's eight internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Post Falls

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Intermax Networks 94 Mbps 41 Mbps Wireless
Ptera 15 Mbps 6 Mbps Wireless
Ziply Fiber 147 Mbps 123 Mbps DSL
Frontier 182 Mbps 140 Mbps DSL
Viasat 20 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Post Falls

The largest internet providers in Post Falls are Frontier, Spectrum, and Ziply Fiber bringing DSL and cable options to Post Falls.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Post Falls residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Post Falls’s third most-available internet provider, Ziply Fiber, offers DSL to around 92% of Post Falls residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Post Falls covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Post Falls 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Post Falls, $53.56.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Post Falls covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Post Falls, $53.56.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Post Falls, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Post Falls. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Post Falls's providers, 37 Mbps.

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Ziply Fiber DSL internet

Provider

Ziply Fiber

Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Ziply Fiber offers broadband to nearly all households in Post Falls covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Ziply Fiber uses telephone lines in Post Falls 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 Ziply Fiber start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Post Falls, $53.56.

Ziply Fiber customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Post Falls, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Ziply Fiber offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Post Falls. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Post Falls's providers, 37 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Post Falls, you’ll likely have options from cable and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Post Falls, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Post Falls and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Post Falls at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Post Falls at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Post Falls residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Post Falls may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Post Falls cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Post Falls with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in Post Falls. The next fastest internet provider in Post Falls is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in Post Falls with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Post Falls, $53.56.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.