North Rock Springs, WY High Speed Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 6 choices for service in North Rock Springs, WY 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 North Rock Springs 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
1LR Communicationswireless1000 Mbps1000 Mbps100.0%
2All West CommunicationsCable300 Mbps30 Mbps100.0%
3CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber140 Mbps40 Mbps84.1%
4Visionary Communicationswireless50 Mbps5 Mbps57.4%
5ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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North Rock Springs WY Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does North Rock Springs have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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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 North Rock Springs of 7.19 Mbps are faster than the Sweetwater County upload speeds and faster than the statewide average for Wyoming.

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North Rock Springs Internet Access Facts

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 6.9% of Sweetwater County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Sweetwater County is 12.58 Mbps based upon 112344 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in North Rock Springs is 46.7% faster than the average in Wyoming and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in North Rock Springs is 7.19 Mbps. This is 192.3% faster than the Sweetwater County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 100.0% of the North Rock Springs population

  • There are 6 residential internet providers in North Rock Springs, WY 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 North Rock Springs 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 LR Communications as the top provider for North Rock Springs, Wyoming.

How do the internet speeds in North Rock Springs compare to other cities in Wyoming?

Click through to see how the North Rock Springs broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Afton, Casper, Clearview Acres, Fox Farm College, Hoback, Pinedale, Sheridan

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 North Rock Springs, Wyoming?

The following zip codes were used: 82901

Who has the fastest internet service in North Rock Springs?

LR Communications with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in North Rock Springs.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in North Rock Springs - 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.




North Rock Springs 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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