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Internet Providers in Fountain City, Indiana
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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.  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 314 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
39.1% of consumers in Fountain City800 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 Fountain City, Indiana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||61.0%|
|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||73.1%|
|Parallax Systems||6 Mbps||DSL||22m 45s||55.5%|
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 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.