Internet Providers in Fountain City, IN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fountain City, IN
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $47.85

Internet Access in Fountain City, Indiana

Fountain City has only two major Internet service choices to understand — cable (60.14% coverage) and DSL (76.26% coverage). Coaxial cable Internet service is usually delivered from cable TV companies via coaxial television wires on utility poles. DSL Internet is delivered via phone wires. [1] The vast majority of Fountain City census blocks can subscribe to cable and/or DSL from two alternating Internet companies.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability in Fountain City. The company is available to near one hundred percent of Fountain City. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, serving practically one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan listed by HughesNet for Fountain City is 25 Mbps.

Frontier Communications provides a common alternative, serving Fountain City with a maximum speed of 12 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only choice for Internet for residents of Fountain City. fixed wireless companies like BridgeMAXX Wireless can offer 50 Mbps via wireless links. There are 3 providers in Fountain City with enterprise and smb services such as T1. Our search results include all providers with business plans online.

The Internet access information listed here comes via FCC coverage reports. Data is enhanced using privatized data sources to create more granular resources than is available from government websites. Information about pricing of listed Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans every year. We've catalogued 305 Fountain City Internet plans since 2014, with 40 Internet deals currently available.

View the map below for more insights on broadband choice on the census block level. As illustrated, while most census blocks have about 3 options, some areas are less well-served or may only have one company available.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 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 Fountain City, Indiana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s
Parallax Systems 6 Mbps DSL 22m 45s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Fountain City, Indiana

  • Frontier - DSL - 73.1% Availability in Fountain City - Call For Speed Availability
  • Xfinity - Cable - 61.0% Availability in Fountain City - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Parallax Systems - DSL - 55.5% Availability in Fountain City - Speeds up to 6 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fountain City - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fountain City - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fountain City

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Fountain City is the 241st most connected city in Indiana ahead of New Paris, Lynn, Centerville, and Williamsburg, but behind Richmond.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Wayne 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 61% of Fountain City 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 Wayne 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 and Cord Cutting in Fountain City

Data from our market research team suggests that common providers currently use data caps for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because consumers see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Fountain City

Provider Type Coverage Speed
BridgeMAXX Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
New Lisbon Broadband Communications Fixed Wireless 99.3%+ 25 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 73.1%+ Call For Speed Availability
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 61.0%+ 1,200 Mbps
Parallax Systems DSL 55.5%+ 6 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 54.3%+ 987 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
BridgeMAXX Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 31.8%+ 50 Mbps
Parallax Systems DSL 47.9%+ 6 Mbps
Intelligent Fiber Network Fiber 20.2%+ -- Mbps

Compare Fountain City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fountain City 18.6 Mbps 7 $0.14 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +396.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +100.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +97.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +108.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +109 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )