Best Ketchum Internet Service Providers

Ketchum, 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 Ketchum. 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 Ketchum is Cox. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1CoxCable, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps90.2%
2CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber940 Mbps940 Mbps26.1%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5Safelink Internetwireless25 Mbps5 Mbps15.1%
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Ketchum 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

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 Ketchum of 12.28 Mbps are faster than the Blaine County upload speeds and faster than the statewide average for Idaho.

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Ketchum Internet Access Facts

  • Cable internet is available to 77.5% of Blaine County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 1.6% of Blaine County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Blaine County is 19.87 Mbps based upon 97872 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Ketchum is 227.8% faster than the average in Idaho and 103% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Ketchum is 12.28 Mbps. This is 155.3% faster than the Blaine County average and 5.9% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 8.5% of Ketchum 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 Ketchum 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 Cox as the top provider for Ketchum, Idaho.

Who has the fastest internet service in Ketchum?

Cox with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Ketchum.

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

The following zip codes were used: 83340

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Ketchum internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
Zero latency gaming

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

Click through to see how the Ketchum broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: American Falls, Coeur Dalene, Filer, Hayden, Mountain Home, Rupert, Spirit Lake

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Ketchum - Cox and CenturyLink.

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.

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

Cox provides broadband internet service to 90.2% of Ketchum.

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.




Ketchum 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.


Cox

  • 250+ channels
  • Contour voice remote control
  • Customizable add-ons
  • Make your TV content portable with the Contour app app
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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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