Internet providers in Sandpoint, ID

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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 fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Sandpoint residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 90% of those living in Sandpoint.

There are eight internet providers serving the Sandpoint area, and 98.01% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sandpoint's eight internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Sandpoint

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

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$24.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

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 $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Sandpoint, $44.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sandpoint, $6.43.

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 Sandpoint. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sandpoint's providers, 18 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 Sandpoint covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Sandpoint 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Sandpoint, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sandpoint, $6.43.

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 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, 18 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Sandpoint covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Sandpoint 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Sandpoint, $44.99.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sandpoint, $6.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 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, 18 Mbps.

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Sandpoint, ID internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 24 Mbps DSL 90%
Pend Oreille Valley Networks, Inc. - - Fiber-optic 100%
Northland Communications Corp. - - Cable 98%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
Wired or Wireless, Inc. - - Wireless 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Pend Oreille Valley Networks, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Sandpoint with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Sandpoint. The next fastest internet provider in Sandpoint is Northland Communications Corp., offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Sandpoint with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sandpoint, $44.99.

Pend Oreille Valley Networks, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Sandpoint, covering 100% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.