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Idaho Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in ID

^ An estimated 1,145,902 Idaho residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Info in ID by City

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Internet Availability in ID

^ Collectively (all cities), 80% of all Idaho residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 18th in the nation [2].

ID Internet Access

Idaho Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Idaho

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in ID [3]
    • Median download speed: 4.45 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 1.48 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 10.37 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 4.16 Mb/s

Landline Internet Speed: Idaho vs. the U.S.

How Idaho landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Idaho

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in ID [3]
    • Median download speed: 1.94 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 0.69 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 5.06 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 1.12 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Speed: Idaho vs. the U.S.

How Idaho wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Idaho

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in ID

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Other Copper Wireline10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Optical Carrier10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in ID

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Featured ISPs for Idaho

AT&T

AT&T

  • High Speed Internet
  • Fast, reliable broadband connections
  • Allows you to connect all Wi-Fi-enabled devices
  • Bundle with phone or other services for bigger discounts
DSL Extreme

DSL Extreme

  • Get fast internet for an unbeatable price!
  • Packages as low as $17.95/month.
  • FREE installation (reg. $199); No phone line required.
  • Up to 75Mbps download speed; Wireless Router included.
HughesNet

HughesNet

  • America's #1 choice for satellite Internet is now better than ever!
  • HughesNet Gen4: Satellite Internet that moves at the speed of you.
  • Faster speeds. Greater download capacity.
  • Get Ready to Do More. Plans up to 15x faster than before.

Idaho Internet Statistics

Idaho Internet Connectivity

Idaho: 73.1% of residents are connected, with 22.4% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Idaho


  • Idaho Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 1,145,902 Idaho residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 421,680 Idaho residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Idaho Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 1,254,066 Idaho residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Idaho

Idaho: The median household income is $49,182; and 16% of households are below poverty level [6].


Idaho Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Idaho Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in ID, median download speeds are 0.91 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 1.68 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in ID [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 3.25 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.28 Mb/s - 5.73 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 0.63 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.4 Mb/s - 0.81 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in ID [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 1.94 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.73 Mb/s - 5.06 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.69 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.38 Mb/s - 1.12 Mb/s

Idaho Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Idaho [1]: 73.1% of ID residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 73.1% mark ranks Idaho 19th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 34.9% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 5.2% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 10.6% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 22.4% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 26.9% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Idaho Internet Availability [2]
    • 80% of ID residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Idaho 18th in the country.

Idaho Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in ID, median download speeds are 4.43 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.58 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in ID [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 5.15 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.6 Mb/s - 16.72 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 2.79 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.93 Mb/s - 8.01 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in ID [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 4.96 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.49 Mb/s - 8.66 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.03 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.56 Mb/s - 3.67 Mb/s

Additional information about Idaho

About Idaho

Idaho has a population of approximately 1,567,582, which ranks 39th in the U.S. among all states. [6]

ID Internet Access

More about Idaho Internet Access

For more information about Idaho Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding ID Internet service overall, visit EdLab Group Foundation.

More About Idaho

Of all residents in Idaho, 84% have a high school diploma or higher, and 22% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Idaho Cities

ZIP Codes in ID


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References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau