Mountain Home AFB, Idaho Broadband Internet Service

Mountain Home AFB, ID has a total of 3 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 3 internet service options in Mountain Home AFB. 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 Mountain Home AFB is Zito West Holding. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Zito West HoldingCable1000 Mbps15 Mbps88.3%
2ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
3HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Mountain Home AFB 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 Mountain Home AFB are compared to Elmore County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Idaho overall?
Average download speeds in Mountain Home AFB of 32.3 Mbps are faster than the Elmore County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Idaho.

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Mountain Home AFB Internet Access Facts

  • Cable internet is available to 75.7% of Elmore County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 1.4% of Elmore County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Elmore County is 17.7 Mbps based upon 58080 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Mountain Home AFB 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 Mountain Home AFB is 7.19 Mbps. This is 79.8% faster than the Elmore County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Mountain Home AFB 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 Mountain Home AFB 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 Zito West Holding as the top provider for Mountain Home AFB, Idaho.

Who has the fastest internet service in Mountain Home AFB?

Zito West Holding with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Mountain Home AFB.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Mountain Home AFB, Idaho?

The following zip codes were used: 83648

How do the internet speeds in Mountain Home AFB compare to other cities in Idaho?

Click through to see how the Mountain Home AFB broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Gooding, Homedale, Jerome, Rexburg, Shoshone, Star, Wendell

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 download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Mountain Home AFB 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
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Is there DSL internet service near me?

Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Mountain Home AFB, Idaho.

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.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 3 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Mountain Home AFB, ID residents.




Mountain Home AFB 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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