Riverton, Utah Broadband Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 6 choices for service in Riverton, UT that meet this minimum speed threshold. Of course, many households will find this minimum speed is not sufficient for their needs, especially if they often have multiple downloads occurring simultaneously.
We aim to help you find the best choice when shopping for high speed internet service in Riverton by using our ranking algorithm that takes into consideration the upload speed, download speed, coverage area and overall value. A summary of our results is as follows:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||98.6%|
|2||CenturyLink||DSL, Fiber||940 Mbps||940 Mbps||88.5%|
|3||Rise Broadband||wireless||50 Mbps||10 Mbps||100.0%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||Utah Broadband||wireless||50 Mbps||10 Mbps||41.9%|
|6||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Riverton UT 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.
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Riverton are compared to Salt Lake County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Utah overall?
Average download speeds in Riverton of 40.78 Mbps are faster than the Salt Lake County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Utah.
Riverton Internet Access Facts
The average upload speed in Riverton is 9.71 Mbps. This is 7.1% slower than the average in Utah and 16.3% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in Riverton is 29.4% faster than the Salt Lake County average and 25.9% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Riverton is 9.71 Mbps. This is 9.3% slower than the Salt Lake County average and 16.3% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 98.1% of Salt Lake County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 62.7% of Salt Lake County residents
The average internet download speed in Salt Lake County is 31.51 Mbps based upon 4558656 samples taken in the past year
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 Riverton 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 Xfinity as the top provider for Riverton, Utah.
How do the internet speeds in Riverton compare to other cities in Utah?
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 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 locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Riverton, Utah?
The following zip codes were used: 84065 and 84096
Who has the fastest internet service in Riverton?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Riverton.
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Riverton - 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.
Riverton 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.
- 260+ channels
- Award winning voice remote
- Customize your plan
- Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app