How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Lamar, Indiana
Most Popular Internet Providers in Lamar, Indiana:
Showing 1 to 8 Providers
Internet Access in Lamar, Indiana
Lamar offers 8 residential Internet providers, or 12 if you include business and mobile operators. Consumers in the area have access to 4 choices for wired broadband (Technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
Fixed wireless is the strongest Internet service technology available for many Lamar residents. Fixed wireless is usually better than less ideal Internet services like satellite broadband. Current coverage data analysis shows that close to one hundred percent of the area has access to fixed wireless.
53.86 percent of Lamar is still left with one or fewer Internet choices as of 2021. Adjusting for all census blocks in city limits, the average address will have 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Addresses that have better choices will get lower prices, since the companies will often upgrade service to earn subscribers.
All the coverage statistics found here comes from FCC reported data. ISPs in Lamar must agree to report there coverage area data biannually. Using our relationships with ISPs, BroadbandNow is able to validate this data against private data submitted by telecoms. This allows us to create better maps than governmental publications. Our speed averages are calculated from actual speed tests originating from Lamar in the M-Labs database, which is built into Chrome search results and BroadbandNow.
Internet Statistics 2021
53.9% of consumers in Lamar400 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.
Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?
Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.
Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Lamar, Indiana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|PSC||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||64.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s||8.0%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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.
Compare Lamar to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Lamar||19.1 Mbps||9||$0.95 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +515.3 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +129.7 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +141.5 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +150.4 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +143 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|