There are 15 residential cable providers in Idaho covering 81.49% of the state. The largest cable company is Cable One, available to 65.13% of Idaho homes. Call Cable One first, and if they cannot help you they will direct you the the right provider.

 

All 15 Cable Providers in Idaho

State ProviderAvailabilityIdaho SpeedsGet Service
Cable One65.13%

1000 to 1000 Mbps

1000 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Cable One customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 1,065,238 people who can get cable from Cable One in Idaho. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Cable One potential customers in Idaho who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Cable One offers no different speeds throughout Idaho. The fastest speed anyone in Idaho can get from Cable One is 1000 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Cable One Idaho customers is 1000 Mbps.

Spectrum9.45%

120 to 120 Mbps

120 Mbps Avg.

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1-855-908-9152

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Speed in Mbps

% of Spectrum customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 154,481 people who can get cable from Spectrum in Idaho. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Spectrum potential customers in Idaho who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Spectrum offers no different speeds throughout Idaho. The fastest speed anyone in Idaho can get from Spectrum is 120 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Spectrum Idaho customers is 120 Mbps.

Direct Communications Cedar Valley7.69%

20 to 20 Mbps

20 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Direct Communications Cedar Valley customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 125,820 people who can get cable from Direct Communications Cedar Valley in Idaho. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Direct Communications Cedar Valley potential customers in Idaho who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Direct Communications Cedar Valley offers no different speeds throughout Idaho. The fastest speed anyone in Idaho can get from Direct Communications Cedar Valley is 20 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Direct Communications Cedar Valley Idaho customers is 20 Mbps.

Suddenlink1.65%

1.5 to 15 Mbps

9.07 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Suddenlink customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 27,021 people who can get cable from Suddenlink in Idaho. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Suddenlink potential customers in Idaho who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Suddenlink offers 9 different speeds throughout Idaho. The fastest speed anyone in Idaho can get from Suddenlink is 15 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Suddenlink Idaho customers is 9.07 Mbps.

Zito Media LP1.12%

200 to 200 Mbps

200 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Zito Media LP customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 18,308 people who can get cable from Zito Media LP in Idaho. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Zito Media LP potential customers in Idaho who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Zito Media LP offers no different speeds throughout Idaho. The fastest speed anyone in Idaho can get from Zito Media LP is 200 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Zito Media LP Idaho customers is 200 Mbps.

Cox Communications1.04%

300 to 300 Mbps

300 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Cox Communications customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 17,033 people who can get cable from Cox Communications in Idaho. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Cox Communications potential customers in Idaho who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Cox Communications offers no different speeds throughout Idaho. The fastest speed anyone in Idaho can get from Cox Communications is 300 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Cox Communications Idaho customers is 300 Mbps.

Northland Communications0.9%

24 to 100 Mbps

97.11 Mbps Avg.

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More about Northland Communications in Idaho

Speed in Mbps

% of Northland Communications customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 14,714 people who can get cable from Northland Communications in Idaho. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Northland Communications potential customers in Idaho who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Northland Communications offers 2 different speeds throughout Idaho. The fastest speed anyone in Idaho can get from Northland Communications is 100 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Northland Communications Idaho customers is 97.11 Mbps.

Custer Telephone0.21%

15 to 15 Mbps

15 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Custer Telephone customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 3,420 people who can get cable from Custer Telephone in Idaho. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Custer Telephone potential customers in Idaho who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Custer Telephone offers no different speeds throughout Idaho. The fastest speed anyone in Idaho can get from Custer Telephone is 15 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Custer Telephone Idaho customers is 15 Mbps.

E.L. Internet Northwest0.2%

50 to 50 Mbps

50 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of E.L. Internet Northwest customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 3,203 people who can get cable from E.L. Internet Northwest in Idaho. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of E.L. Internet Northwest potential customers in Idaho who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. E.L. Internet Northwest offers no different speeds throughout Idaho. The fastest speed anyone in Idaho can get from E.L. Internet Northwest is 50 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all E.L. Internet Northwest Idaho customers is 50 Mbps.

Concept Cable0.19%

15 to 20 Mbps

17.85 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Concept Cable customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 3,132 people who can get cable from Concept Cable in Idaho. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Concept Cable potential customers in Idaho who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Concept Cable offers 2 different speeds throughout Idaho. The fastest speed anyone in Idaho can get from Concept Cable is 20 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Concept Cable Idaho customers is 17.85 Mbps.

 

 

* Note: “Avg. Speed” is a population-weighted average of the top speed in Idaho. Our calculation gives a more accurate estimate of the speed you can actually expect to be available for purchase in your area.

Idaho residents may also choose internet-only service from a brand like Cable One and sign up for satellite TV, which is generally rated higher than TV delivered over cable.

Satellite TV and Internet Providers

Because competition is stronger for satellite television, DISH and DIRECTV are generally considered superior to cable TV service. You can choose a separate form of internet, and the providers below will actually help you set up home internet service, sometimes even with bundled savings. Call for pricing and bundling options.

Satellite internet is not an ideal choice, but allows people in rural areas to stay connected. Note that most satellite services require either a deposit for equipment installation or a decent credit score.

ProviderAvailabilityServicesGet Service
DIRECTV100%Satellite TV serviceView plans

More about DIRECTV

DIRECTV provides satellite TV service that consistently beats cable TV service in terms of programming, price, and customer service. Their packages have long been the favorite among sports fans, but their low-priced packages are also worth checking out for casual watchers. DIRECTV premium packages include many of the most popular channels in the world.

DISH100%Satellite TV serviceView plans

1-844-784-2127

More about DISH

DISH was formerly known as (and sometimes still called) the Dish Network. DISH provides affordable package prices and is known for lower up-front pricing. DISH competes aggressively with AT&T-owned DIRECTV. DISH has worked hard in the last several years to improve sports programming to compete with the traditional leader, and is now a solid choice for savers and sports fans who know what they're looking for.

HuhgesNet100%

Satellite internet service

Speeds up to 15 Mbps

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1-833-562-8571

More about HuhgesNet

Satellite internet should generally be your last option unless no other service is available in your area. The latency (lag) inherent to the technology makes it difficult to stream or browse, and online games that require a fast connection will not work. However, if you live in a rural area HughesNet is a good option. You'll just a need a little more patience while browsing or downloading movies to watch.


Cable Internet Speeds in Idaho

Idaho customers can get an average of 661.52 Mbps as their fastest speed. The fastest cable internet in the entire state is 1000 Mbps, which 65.13% of homes can purchase. Some residents, however, can only get 1.5 Mbps. Internet speeds tend to be faster in West Idaho, and slower in the neighborhoods to the Northeast. Cable is the fastest internet in 78.23% of the state. For residents looking for alternatives to cable, fixed wireless is the best alternative for most households.

Idaho Map of Cable Internet Speeds

Cable Speed Key

1 Gbps+
999 Mbps
400 Mbps
0 Mbps

 

Cable Coverage and Availability in Idaho

Cable internet is available to 81.49% of residents, which can be bundled with TV service for package savings. The map below shows where cable companies provide service by block.

Idaho Map of Cable Internet Availability

Cable Availability Key

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99%
95%
0%

 

What zip codes have cable in Idaho and nearby?

Zip CodeCable Coverage
832780%
832270%
8334067.1%
833270%
833220%
Zip CodeCable Coverage
8335390.07%
83354100%
833370%
836010%
8333061%

Cable in Your Idaho Neighborhood

Cable One is the primary cable provider for Idaho's west, central, east, south and southeast neighborhoods. Custer Telephone also has cable internet service in Idaho's northeast regions. Suddenlink provides cable service to Idaho in the north. Some areas in Idaho may be uncovered, especially areas with very few homes.

Compared with the rest of the county, Idaho has less access to cable versus other states and less cable coverage compared to the rest of the United States.

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