American Falls, Idaho Broadband Internet Service

American Falls, ID has a total of 5 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 5 internet service options in American Falls. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for American Falls is Sparklight. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SparklightCable1000 Mbps50 Mbps96.4%
2Safelink Internetwireless25 Mbps5 Mbps100.0%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5CenturyLinkDSL40 Mbps3 Mbps25.7%
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American Falls ID Internet Access Options

More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in American Falls which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in American Falls of 4.21 Mbps are faster than the Power County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Idaho.

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American Falls Internet Access Facts

  • The average internet download speed in American Falls is 20.2 Mbps based upon 4392 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 97.6% of the American Falls population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of American Falls residents

  • There are 5 residential internet providers in American Falls, ID providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in American Falls is 55.6% faster than the Power County average and 37.7% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 55.3% of Power County residents

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Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of American Falls residents who have access to each of these technology types.


Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Sparklight as the top provider for American Falls, Idaho.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for American Falls, Idaho?

The following zip codes were used: 83211

How do the internet speeds in American Falls compare to other cities in Idaho?

Click through to see how the American Falls broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Aberdeen, Grangeville, Nampa, Parma, Plummer, Rupert, Spirit Lake

What is fixed wireless internet service?

Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 5 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of American Falls, ID residents.

What is Mbps?

Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.

What is fiber internet service?

Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.

Who has the fastest internet service in American Falls?

Sparklight with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in American Falls.

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the American Falls, Idaho population.




American Falls Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


Sparklight

  • 100+ channels
  • 200 hours of cloud DVR
  • 2 TV plans
  • No cable box required. Streams on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Google-powered smart TVs or similiar
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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