Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Boise City – Population 730,426
Coeur d'Alene – Population 161,505
Idaho Falls – Population 148,904
The largest metro area in Idaho is Boise City with a population of 730,426.00. This is followed by the Coeur d'Alene metro area, with a population of 161,505.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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87% get DSL
77% get Cable
17% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
Building on the regional broadband investment plans developed in the first two years of the project, EdLab Group, under the direction of the state, will support the training of regional teams and the technical assistance that they require in order to begin implementing their plans; the creation of a monitoring and evaluation framework to benchmark the progress of the teams in meeting their goals; and the creation of a broadband coordinator position, employed by the State of Idaho, to coordinate broadband activities across the state.
ID Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.