Internet Providers in Chalmers, Indiana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Chalmers, IN
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 11.43 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 28.04%

Internet Access in Chalmers, Indiana

Chalmers has 6 residential Internet Service Providers, or 11 total providers including business and mobile services. Consumers have access to 4 choices for wired broadband such as DSL and cable.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

The plans shown on this page are gathered manually by our research division.

Cable and DSL are the two dominant broadband types in the Chalmers metro area, fighting over potential customers at most addresses and competing with each other. Cable network speed is usually stronger and more consistent, but the overall speeds we've recorded with either Internet technology type are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network quality in that neighborhood.

Activate the interactive map shown below to explore broadband options on the census block level. Although most areas have around 3-4 choices for service, some areas can be less fortunate and might be limited to one. A surprising 28.55 percent of households are stuck with one Internet service choice.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Chalmers with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Chalmers is the 406th most connected city in Indiana behind Delphi, Monticello, Wolcott, Brookston, and Battle Ground.
  • The fastest zip code in Chalmers for February 2021 is 47929. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Chalmers, Indiana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Chalmers, Indiana

  • CenturyLink - 83.0% Availability in Chalmers - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 73.6% Availability in Chalmers - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Chalmers - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Chalmers - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Chalmers

Chalmers Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Chalmers is the 406th most connected city in Indiana behind Delphi, Monticello, Wolcott, Brookston, and Battle Ground.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 1,000 people in White County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 71% of Chalmers residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 47929 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Chalmers.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In White County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Chalmers

Data collected by our market research team shows that popular providers in the area use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue since users view them as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Chalmers

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TWN Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
WATCH Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 83.0%+ 60 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 73.6%+ 1,200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 58.8%+ 987 Mbps
TWN Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps
WATCH Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Intelligent Fiber Network Fiber 5.6%+ -- Mbps

Compare Chalmers to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Chalmers 11.4 Mbps 6 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +337.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +95.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +88.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +100.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +103.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )