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< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Central, Indiana
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Internet Access in Central, Indiana
Broadband competition is above-average in Central compared to other parts of the state, with are 3.25 providers per census block on average. Central ranks 237th on the "most connected city" charts. Only 13.71 percent of Central addresses have fewer than two choices so far as home Internet service.
DSL broadband has strong availability compared to other types of wired broadband within Central because virtually every house in Central is wired with phone lines. Therefore, seeing as most buildings are already serviceable with landline access, it's no suprise that Central would have 86.29 percent DSL availability.
Mainstream Fiber Networks as well as Frontier Communications also provide coverage in Central, with overlap in some blocks.
The packages shown here are collected manually by our research team. We've collected 147 packages in Central since 2014.
Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall, with coverage for close to one hundred percent of Central residents. HughesNet, in contrast, is available for near one hundred percent of residents. The fastest download speed advertised for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. In general, anything above 10 Mbps is sufficient to stream lower-quality videos on WiFi. However, it may become problematic for large households or high-bandwidth applications such as Skype and etc. You can explore the availability map on this page to see Internet options on a granular level.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Central, Indiana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mainstream Fiber Networks||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||86.3%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Internet access in Central neighborhoods
To date, we have collected data about Internet access in all these areas within Central: New Amsterdam.