Best Post Falls Internet Service Providers

Post Falls, 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 Post Falls. 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 Post Falls 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%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6Ziply FiberDSL, Fiber115 Mbps115 Mbps29.5%
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Post Falls 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 Post Falls which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Post Falls compare to Kootenai County? The average speed in Post Falls is 27.73 Mbps which is faster than Kootenai County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Idaho average of 20.07 Mbps.

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Post Falls Internet Access Facts

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

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

  • The average download speed in Post Falls is 38.2% faster than the average in Idaho and 14.4% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Post Falls is 5.01 Mbps. This is 12.1% faster than the Kootenai County average and 56.8% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 99.9% of the Post Falls population

  • There are 6 residential internet providers in Post Falls, 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 Post Falls 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 Post Falls, Idaho.

Who has the fastest internet service in Post Falls?

Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Post Falls.

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

The following zip codes were used: 83854 and 83877

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

Click through to see how the Post Falls broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Boise City, Lincoln, Meridian, Paul, Rathdrum, Salmon, Wilder

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Post Falls - Ziply Fiber.

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 6 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Post Falls, ID residents.

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.

What is fiber internet service?

Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.




Post Falls 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.


Spectrum

  • 125+ channels
  • Flexible packages
  • 85,000 OnDemand titles
  • All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
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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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