Internet providers in South Salt Lake, UT

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South Salt Lake internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in South Salt Lake is comparable to the rest of Utah - 95%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the South Salt Lake area will have access to DSL, which covers 95% of South Salt Lake residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 59% of those living in South Salt Lake.

There are nine internet providers serving the South Salt Lake area, and 96.06% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Salt Lake's nine internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in South Salt Lake

The largest internet providers in South Salt Lake are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to South Salt Lake.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all South Salt Lake residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 67% of the area. South Salt Lake’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 31% of South Salt Lake residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in South Salt Lake covering 95% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in South Salt Lake, $45.66.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Salt Lake, $0.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in South Salt Lake. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Salt Lake's providers, 728 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

67%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in South Salt Lake covering 67% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in South Salt Lake 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 CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in South Salt Lake, $45.66.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Salt Lake, $0.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in South Salt Lake. These download speeds are available to 67% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South Salt Lake's providers, 728 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

31%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in South Salt Lake covering 31% of the area.

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

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in South Salt Lake, $45.66.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Salt Lake, $0.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in South Salt Lake. These download speeds are available to 31% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Salt Lake's providers, 728 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in South Salt Lake and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in South Salt Lake at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for South Salt Lake at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many South Salt Lake residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

South Salt Lake, UT internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 Mbps Cable 95%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 31%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 140 Mbps DSL 67%
Veracity Networks $34.99/mo. 250 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 29%
Veracity Networks $34.99/mo. 250 - 200 Mbps DSL 29%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in South Salt Lake with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 31% of households in South Salt Lake. The next fastest internet provider in South Salt Lake is Veracity Networks, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 29% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in South Salt Lake with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South Salt Lake, $45.66.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in South Salt Lake, covering 31% of the city. Veracity Networks also offers fiber internet in South Salt Lake and is available to 29% of households.

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.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.