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Internet providers in 83858

Find internet providers serving the 83858 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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83858 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL82%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable48%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable33%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL82%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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83858 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 83858 ZIP code 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 83858 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 98% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.900% of those living in the 83858 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 83858 area, and 67.59% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 83858, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Rathdrum

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 8 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 36 Mbps 13 Mbps DSL
Ptera 45 Mbps 45 Mbps Wireless
Intermax Networks 50 Mbps 13 Mbps Wireless
Ziply Fiber 60 Mbps 24 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 83858

The largest internet providers serving the 83858 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and Optimum bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most in the 83858 ZIP code, covering 82% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 48% of the area. Rathdrum’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 33% of residents in the 83858 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 83858 ZIP code, covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines 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 Rathdrum, $51.86.

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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

48%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in the 83858 ZIP code, covering 48% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 83858 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 Rathdrum, $51.86.

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 Rathdrum, $0.45.

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 83858 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 48% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rathdrum's providers, 33 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

33%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 83858 ZIP code, covering 33% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 83858 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Rathdrum, $51.86.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rathdrum, $0.45.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 83858 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 33% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rathdrum's providers, 33 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 83858 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 83858 and the greater Rathdrum area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Rathdrum at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Rathdrum at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 83858 ZIP, 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 Rathdrum 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 Rathdrum DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 83858 frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in the 83858 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 82% of households in 83858. The next fastest internet provider in the 83858 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 48% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in the 83858 ZIP with service starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rathdrum, $51.86.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.