skip to main content

Find internet service and providers in Idaho

Enter your zip code below to find providers in the area.

Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Idaho

The best internet provider in Idaho is T-Mobile based on feedback in our annual customer satisfaction survey. It ranks best in nearly every category except in reliability where Verizon takes the top spot. Sparklight ranks in the top half of our charts for overall satisfaction, speed, reliability, and customer service. CenturyLink sits mostly in the bottom half of every category except for price, where it ranks far better than Sparklight.

Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars from customers in Idaho.

That ranks Idaho 23rd nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.

Learn more about our methodology

Internet customer satisfaction in Idaho

 3.7/5 average customer satisfaction rating
 23rd national ranking for customer satisfaction

$64.88 average price per payment for internet, per household

89.7% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs

3.7/5 average customer service rating of internet services

3.8/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide

Population:
1,896,652 people

2.65 average people per household

$55,187 average income per household

44 average age per household

54% of population employed

90

4% higher than national average

Ranked 13th nationally

90

20% higher than national average

Ranked 11th nationally

97%

11% higher than national average

Ranked 43rd nationally

81%

3% higher than national average

Ranked 28th nationally

Average download speed
83.8 Mbps

37.53% lower than national average
Ranks 47th nationally

Average upload speed
45.4 Mbps

32.15% lower than national average
Ranks 34th nationally
Compare your speed to the Idaho average with our Speed Test.
If you’re looking for additional information about HighSpeedInternet.com or the products, services and trends we write about, please reach out to us at press@highspeedinternet.com.

Fastest internet providers in Idaho

Provider Avg download speed Avg upload speed Availability Order online
TDS Telecom 167.3 Mbps 155.77 Mbps 71.01% View Plans for TDS Telecom
Cox Communications 139.23 Mbps 9.55 Mbps 95.73% View Plans for Cox Communications
Spectrum 138.29 Mbps 15.29 Mbps 48.9% View Plans for Spectrum
Ting 117.84 Mbps 94.91 Mbps 50.71% View Plans for Ting
Vyve Broadband 102.26 Mbps 27.45 Mbps 51.54% View Plans for Vyve Broadband
96% of people in Idaho have access to 100Mbps or faster broadband, ranking 43rd nationally.

Internet by tech type

Internet tech type Avg download speed % of people with access % availability Learn more
Satellite 108.54 Mbps 38.19% 98.9% See all providers for Satellite
Fixed Wireless 43.53 Mbps 93.11% 85.29% See all providers for Fixed Wireless
Fiber 9773 Mbps 89.73% 80.76% See all providers for Fiber
DSL 60.69 Mbps 33.91% 65.15% See all providers for DSL
Cable 647.06 Mbps 13.95% 83.52% See all providers for Cable
5G Home 240.99 Mbps 51.5% 54.3% See all providers for 5G Home

Best cities for internet in Idaho

Cities in Idaho with the fastest internet

City Avg download speed Avg upload speed Fiber availability Fastest provider
Post Falls 145.89 Mbps 75.05 Mbps 82% Ziply Fiber
Hayden 115.02 Mbps 21.4 Mbps 72% Spectrum
Twin Falls 107.84 Mbps 31.4 Mbps 64% Verizon Home Internet
Moscow 102.62 Mbps 61.01 Mbps 54% Ziply Fiber
Pocatello 102.52 Mbps 46.77 Mbps 68% Syringa Networks
Eagle 99.7 Mbps 37.21 Mbps 63% Syringa Networks
Star 93.58 Mbps 23.49 Mbps 75% Verizon Wireless
Lewiston 93.02 Mbps 19.36 Mbps 56% First Step Internet

Post Falls is the best city in Idaho for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Hayden and Twin Falls also earn top rankings, according to our data.

The most connected cities in Idaho

City Population Percent with access to high speed internet Percent with access to fiber internet Percent with access to 3+ providers
Boise 234,192 100% 100% 100%
Idaho Falls 65,685 100% 100% 100%
Idaho Falls 65,685 100% 100% 100%
Caldwell 61,212 100% 100% 100%
Garden City 12,301 100% 100% 100%
Nampa 102,598 100% 100% 100%
Pocatello 56,582 100% 100% 100%
Lucile 111 100% 100% 100%

Boise is the most internet-connected city in Idaho. Boise makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Boise's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Idaho Falls and Idaho Falls also make it to the top of our list.

Top cities in Idaho

Boise

Population: 234,192

Median income: $74,356

92.36 Mbps
avg. download speed

47.03 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP
Cogent Communication

Meridian

Population: 119,872

Median income: $85,261

91.11 Mbps
avg. download speed

68.42 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP
CentraCom

Nampa

Population: 102,598

Median income: $59,208

81.22 Mbps
avg. download speed

29.41 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP
TDS Telecom

Expand for more citiesView fewer cities

Methodology

HighSpeedInternet.com relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.

Idaho FAQs

Where can I get fiber internet in Idaho?

What are the fastest internet providers in Idaho?

Find Providers in Your Area