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Internet Providers in Norden, California
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Internet Access in Norden, California
Information on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports and other privatized datasets to enhance the data. Plane and pricing data is gathered manually through our data analysis division. BroadbandNow has aggregated 119 Internet plans in Norden since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 56 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
AT&T Internet is an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Norden with a top download speed of 2 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only way to get Internet access in Norden. fixed wireless outfits like Sky Fiber are able to deliver 100 Mbps or more over wireless technology.
Since many houses come pre-wired for one telephone (DSL) provider and cable networks don't generally overlap, the average home in Norden has 2-3 wired Internet providers available (2.41 per census block specifically). 100 percent of Norden residents are limited to one or fewer choices. Regardless of other services available, cable and DSL Internet services usually provide the most agreeable pricing and data packages for home use.
Taking a look at network technology offered within Norden, we see that the most common physical wire broadband Internet connection varieties are IPBB and Satellite, with 70.37% and near one hundred percent respectively.
According to the latest FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable Internet providers in Norden as measured by coverage area. These ISPs frequently overlap around Norden.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Norden, California
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||5 Mbps||IPBB||27m 18s||70.4%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps Around Norden
Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the top providers in Norden use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because customers see them as a tactic to stop "cord cutting", while providers explain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Norden to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Norden||9.8 Mbps||5||$2.30 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +524.6 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +139 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +150.8 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +159.7 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +152.3 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|