Internet providers in 83858

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83858 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL82%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable48%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 15 MbpsCable33%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Priest Lake Broadband $39.95 30 - 30 MbpsWireless100%
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83858 internet service at a glance

At 96%, 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 DSL, which covers 82% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 81% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Rathdrum, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the 83858 area, and 67.59% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 83858, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 83858

The largest internet providers serving the 83858 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and Suddenlink 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, Suddenlink, offers cable to around 33% of residents in the 83858 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Rathdrum, $44.56.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rathdrum, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 83858 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Rathdrum's providers, 32 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

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 $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rathdrum, $44.56.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rathdrum, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 83858 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 48% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Rathdrum's providers, 32 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

Provider
Suddenlink
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

33%

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

Suddenlink’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 Suddenlink start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Rathdrum, $44.56.

Suddenlink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rathdrum, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink offers download speeds up to 15 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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Rathdrum's providers, 32 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Rathdrum at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 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 $59.99 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

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 83858 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 48% of households in 83858. The next fastest internet provider in the 83858 ZIP code is Priest Lake Broadband, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 83858 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rathdrum, $44.56.

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.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.