Filer, Idaho Broadband Internet Service

Filer, 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 Filer. 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 Filer is Filer Mutual. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Filer MutualFiber1000 Mbps75 Mbps99.9%
2SparklightCable1000 Mbps50 Mbps98.5%
3Safelink Internetwireless25 Mbps5 Mbps100.0%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Filer 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 Filer have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:


Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Filer compare to Twin Falls County? The average speed in Filer is 34.63 Mbps which is faster than Twin Falls County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Idaho average of 20.07 Mbps.


Filer Internet Access Facts

  • The average download speed in Filer is 155.9% faster than the Twin Falls County average and 6.9% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 46.8% of the Twin Falls County population

  • The average upload speed in Filer is 8.11 Mbps. This is 147.3% faster than the Twin Falls County average and 30.1% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Filer is 34.63 Mbps based upon 5912 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 77.9% of Twin Falls County residents

  • Cable internet is available to 97.6% of the Filer population


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 Filer 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 Filer Mutual as the top provider for Filer, Idaho.

Who has the fastest internet service in Filer?

Filer Mutual and Sparklight with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Filer.

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

The following zip codes were used: 83328

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

Click through to see how the Filer broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Bellevue, Dalton Gardens, Hayden, Rigby, Sandpoint, Soda Springs, Twin Falls

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Filer - Filer Mutual.

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 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 Filer, Idaho?

Safelink Internet provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Filer.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

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

Filer 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.


  • 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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  • 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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