Internet Providers in Ferdinand, IN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Ferdinand, IN
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $56.97

Internet Access in Ferdinand, Indiana

Data below is calculated based on biannual FCC coverage reports. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider reports and other privatized datasets to enhance that data. Plane and pricing information is hand-gathered manually by our market research team. We have found and verified 306 broadband deals in Ferdinand since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 118 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.

Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Ferdinand. close to one hundred percent of Ferdinand census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is the most likely followup choice, serving near one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan for Ferdinand is 25 megabits per second.

Frontier Communications provides a common second choice to the primary providers, serving Ferdinand with a top download speed of 12 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only choice for Internet access in Ferdinand. fixed wireless outfits like FULLnet are able to achieve 2 Mbps or more via wireless hardware. There are 2 providers in city limits marketing enterprise-level subscriptions such as point-to-point connectivity or custom fiber loops. The small business listings above include every provider with business services online, but keep in mind that residential providers often offer unlisted business plans as well.

The average household in Ferdinand has 4-5 companies serving their address, or exactly 4.21 ISPs per census block. Still, 33.17 percent of the Ferdinand population are stuck with one or fewer options for Internet service.

When choosing an broadband provider, fiber Internet is the best option in Ferdinand. All Internet providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber connection all the way to subscriber buildings. Other technologies in the listings above compete on pricing and flexibility rather than pure download and upload speeds.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Ferdinand, Indiana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
PSC 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 66.0%
Watch Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 57.4%
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 1.9%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 69.3%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ferdinand

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Ferdinand is the 55th most connected city in Indiana ahead of Huntingburg, Dale, Jasper, Santa Claus, and Birdseye.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Dubois 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.

Fiber Availability: 84% of people living in Ferdinand have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 67% of Ferdinand 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.

In Dubois County, approximately 11,000 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 in Ferdinand

Data collected by our research team suggests that many of the top providers in Ferdinand currently use data caps on residential broadband packages. Data caps are controversial because subscribers see them as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can eat up 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Ferdinand to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Ferdinand 33.4 Mbps 11 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +501 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +115.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +127.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +136.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +12 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +128.7 Mbps ) 8 ( -3 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )