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Internet providers in Sandpoint, ID

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Sandpoint, ID internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL90%
CF Internet $74.95 5 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic100%
northland communications corp - 25 - 960 MbpsCable98%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL90%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Sandpoint internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Sandpoint 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 Sandpoint area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Sandpoint residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 96% of those living in Sandpoint.

There are nine internet providers serving the Sandpoint area, and 98.01% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sandpoint's nine internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Sandpoint

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 8 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 13 Mbps 3 Mbps DSL
Ziply Fiber 15 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL
Intermax Networks 51 Mbps 15 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Sandpoint

The largest internet providers in Sandpoint are Frontier, CF Internet, and Ziply Fiber bringing DSL and fiber-optic options to Sandpoint.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Sandpoint residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from CF Internet, which covers 100% of the area. Sandpoint’s third most-available internet provider, Ziply Fiber, offers DSL to around 90% of Sandpoint residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Sandpoint covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Sandpoint 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 Sandpoint, $57.12.

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CF Internet fiber-optic internet

Provider

CF Internet

Starting price*
$74.95/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from CF Internet offers broadband to all households in Sandpoint covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CF Internet is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Sandpoint than other internet types.

Internet prices for CF Internet start at $74.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Sandpoint, $57.12.

CF Internet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $14.99 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sandpoint, $2.86.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CF Internet offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in Sandpoint. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sandpoint's providers, 38 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

90%

DSL from Ziply Fiber offers broadband to nearly all households in Sandpoint covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from Ziply Fiber uses telephone lines in Sandpoint 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 Sandpoint, $57.12.

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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sandpoint, $2.86.

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 Sandpoint. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sandpoint's providers, 38 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Sandpoint and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Sandpoint at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Sandpoint at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Sandpoint 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 Sandpoint 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 Sandpoint fiber-optic, cable, and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Sandpoint with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in Sandpoint. The next fastest internet provider in Sandpoint is northland communications corp, offering download speeds up to 960 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in Sandpoint with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sandpoint, $57.12.

CF Internet is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Sandpoint, covering 100% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.