Ashton, ID High Speed Internet Service

Ashton, ID has a total of 6 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 6 internet service options in Ashton. 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 Ashton is Rise Broadband. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Rise Broadbandwireless50 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
2Fybercomwireless40 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
3Safelink Internetwireless25 Mbps5 Mbps100.0%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6BlackfootDSL40 Mbps3 Mbps29.2%
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Ashton ID Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Ashton have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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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 Ashton of 1.12 Mbps are slower than the Fremont County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Idaho.

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Ashton Internet Access Facts

  • Cable internet is available to 0.0% of the Ashton population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Ashton residents

  • There are 6 residential internet providers in Ashton, ID providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Ashton is 4.6% slower than the Fremont County average and 73.9% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Ashton is 8.45 Mbps based upon 5032 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • DSL internet is available to 100.0% of Ashton 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 Ashton 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 Rise Broadband as the top provider for Ashton, Idaho.

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

Click through to see how the Ashton broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Groveland, Mountain Home Afb, Robie Creek, Sugar City, Sun Valley, Twin Falls, Wendell

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

The following zip codes were used: 83420

Who has the fastest internet service in Ashton?

ViaSat with a download speed of 100 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Ashton.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Ashton - Blackfoot.

What is an internet data cap?

Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.

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 6 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Ashton, ID residents.




Ashton 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.


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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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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