Coeur dAlene, ID High Speed Internet Service

Coeur dAlene, 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 Coeur dAlene. 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 Coeur dAlene is Spectrum. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps100.0%
2Wired or Wirelesswireless30 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
3Pterawireless25 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
4Ziply FiberDSL, Fiber115 Mbps115 Mbps64.4%
5ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Coeur dAlene 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 Coeur dAlene which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:


Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Coeur dAlene are compared to Kootenai County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Idaho overall?
Average download speeds in Coeur dAlene of 34.29 Mbps are faster than the Kootenai County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Idaho.


Coeur dAlene Internet Access Facts

  • The average internet download speed in Kootenai County is 17.3 Mbps based upon 446488 samples taken in the past year

  • The average upload speed in Coeur dAlene is 7.63 Mbps. This is 45.1% faster than the average in Idaho and 34.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Coeur dAlene is 98.2% faster than the Kootenai County average and 5.8% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Coeur dAlene is 7.63 Mbps. This is 70.7% faster than the Kootenai County average and 34.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 84.8% of Kootenai County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 12.9% of Kootenai County residents


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 Coeur dAlene 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 Spectrum as the top provider for Coeur dAlene, Idaho.

Who has the fastest internet service in Coeur dAlene?

Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Coeur dAlene.

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

The following zip codes were used: 83814, 83815 and 83816

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

Click through to see how the Coeur dAlene broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Chubbuck, Mountain Home Afb, Parma, Pocatello, Rupert, Shelley, Sugar City

What is DSL internet service?

DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.

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.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Coeur dAlene, Idaho?

Spectrum, Wired or Wireless and Ptera provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Coeur dAlene.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 6 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Coeur dAlene, ID residents.

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.

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.

Coeur dAlene 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.


  • 125+ channels
  • Flexible packages
  • 85,000 OnDemand titles
  • All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
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  • 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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  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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