Salmon, ID High Speed Internet Service

Salmon, 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 Salmon. 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 Salmon is Custer. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1CusterCable, Fiber, wireless1000 Mbps200 Mbps100.0%
2ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
3HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4Fybercomwireless40 Mbps10 Mbps18.2%
5CenturyLinkDSL40 Mbps5 Mbps15.1%
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Salmon 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 Salmon which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Salmon are compared to Lemhi County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Idaho overall?
Average download speeds in Salmon of 25.29 Mbps are faster than the Lemhi County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Idaho.

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Salmon Internet Access Facts

  • The average internet download speed in Salmon is 25.29 Mbps based upon 8424 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 98.6% of the Salmon population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 71.1% of Salmon residents

  • There are 5 residential internet providers in Salmon, ID providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Salmon is 58.7% faster than the Lemhi County average and 21.9% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 33.1% of Lemhi County 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 Salmon 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 Custer as the top provider for Salmon, Idaho.

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

Click through to see how the Salmon broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Challis, Hidden Springs, Iona, Meridian, Montpelier, Plummer, Riverside

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

The following zip codes were used: 83467

Who has the fastest internet service in Salmon?

Custer with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Salmon.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Salmon - CenturyLink.

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 5 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Salmon, ID residents.




Salmon 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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