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Internet Providers in Chalmers, Indiana
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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 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.
Internet Statistics 2021
28.6% of consumers in Chalmers200 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||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||73.6%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||83.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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.
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.
Compare Chalmers to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Chalmers||13.5 Mbps||6||$0.14 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +520.9 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +135.3 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +147.1 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +156 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +148.6 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|