Internet Providers in Hobbs, IN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hobbs, IN
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 2
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $34.95

Internet Access in Hobbs, Indiana

Information here is calculated from biannual FCC provider territory reports. Our data also includes direct reporting from providers to validate the data on a census block or lit address level. Plan, pricing, and other data is aggregated manually by our data analysis team. Locally, we've aggregated 116 bundled broadband plans for Hobbs since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 12 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.

TDS Telecom is also a commonly available broadband choice in Hobbs. They offer DSL connections in practically one hundred percent of the area. Hoosier Broadband is another alternative wireless service to practically one hundred percent of local residents, although it needs roof access and line of site with a Hoosier Broadband tower or access point.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Hobbs.

DSL Internet providers connect customers to Internet service using pre-existing telephone lines. This is why DSL is sold through telecommunication companies that also offer landline phone plans. DSL Internet is available to near one hundred percent of the area. See the graphs below for insights into how advertised speeds align with real-world speeds in the area.

Click into the map below to explore broadband choice at the street level. You should discover that while most addresses have around 4 options, some areas can be less fortunate and may only have one provider available.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hobbs, Indiana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hobbs, Indiana

  • TDS - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Hobbs - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hobbs - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hobbs - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hobbs

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Hobbs is the 528th most connected city in Indiana behind Elwood, Alexandria, Summitville, Windfall, and Frankton.

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 Tipton 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.

In Tipton 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 Caps in Hobbs

Data collected by our research team suggests that common ISPs in the area place a limit on data use for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are controversial because consumers view them as a tactic to limit streaming services, while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the issue is streaming services, which can use 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hobbs

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TDS Telecom DSL 100% 100 Mbps
Hoosier Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 1.5 Mbps
WATCH Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
BridgeMAXX Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Hoosier Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
BridgeMAXX Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
WATCH Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps

Compare Hobbs to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hobbs 57.6 Mbps 6 $3.13 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +357.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +61.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +58.6 Mbps ) 14 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +69.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +70 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )