Hidden Springs, Idaho Broadband Internet Service

Hidden Springs, ID has a total of 4 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 4 internet service options in Hidden Springs. 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 Hidden Springs is Cambridge. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1CambridgeDSL, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps100.0%
2SparklightCable1000 Mbps50 Mbps98.1%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Hidden Springs ID Internet Access Options

Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Hidden Springs are compared to Ada County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Idaho overall?
Average download speeds in Hidden Springs of 32.3 Mbps are faster than the Ada County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Idaho.

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Hidden Springs Internet Access Facts

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 51.2% of Ada County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Ada County is 20.22 Mbps based upon 1865888 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Hidden Springs is 60.9% faster than the average in Idaho and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Hidden Springs is 7.19 Mbps. This is 27.5% faster than the Ada County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 95.9% of the Hidden Springs population

  • There are 4 residential internet providers in Hidden Springs, ID providing service to at least 15% of the city

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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 Hidden Springs 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 Cambridge as the top provider for Hidden Springs, Idaho.

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

Click through to see how the Hidden Springs broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Ashton, Bonners Ferry, Hansen, Hayden, Homedale, Ketchum, Pinehurst

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

The following zip codes were used: 83714

Who has the fastest internet service in Hidden Springs?

Cambridge and Sparklight with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Hidden Springs.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Hidden Springs - Cambridge.

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 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Hidden Springs, ID residents.




Hidden Springs 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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