Internet Providers in Lincoln City, IN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lincoln City, IN
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $57.96

Internet Access in Lincoln City, Indiana

Viasat Internet has the most availability in Lincoln City. HughesNet is also widely available.

Watch Communications is currently the third largest wired broadband provider in Lincoln City. They are available for 43 percent of the area. FULLnet is another company worth knowing about — while fixed wireless isn't as well known as cable, it can be an interchangeable service quality in some cases.

The Internet plans listed on this page are manually collected through our data analysis team. The 20 Internet plans shown above are the most recent of 107 plans we've collected in Lincoln City to date.

There's above-average choice between companies within the Lincoln City area, but 100 residents still don't have service from more than one provider. If these customers aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they are forced to compromise for a lower-grade wireless backup. Thankfully, this isn't the norm in Lincoln City — the majority of households have 3-4 Internet options.

IPBB is the main network type with coverage around Lincoln City worth considering. The poor wired Internet service around Lincoln City is largely to blame for the low average download speeds locally. Lincoln City average download speeds rank 97.96% beneath the Indiana average. Thankfully, 10.4 Mbps is enough to support common applications such as Hulu. Data caps are common in Lincoln City. Data limits create more issues for streaming video than Internet speed alone.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Lincoln City with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Lincoln City is the 483rd most connected city in Indiana ahead of Santa Claus, but behind Ferdinand, Huntingburg, Lewisport, and Dale.
  • The fastest zip code in Lincoln City for April 2021 is 47552. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Lincoln City, Indiana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Watch Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
PSC 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lincoln City, Indiana

  • Watch Communications - Fiber - 43.4% Availability in Lincoln City - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 34.1% Availability in Lincoln City - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • PSC - Fiber - 13.7% Availability in Lincoln City - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lincoln City - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lincoln City - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lincoln City

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Lincoln City is the 483rd most connected city in Indiana ahead of Santa Claus, but behind Ferdinand, Huntingburg, Lewisport, and Dale.

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 Spencer 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: 57% of people living in Lincoln City 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.

As of this month, 47552 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Lincoln City.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Spencer County, approximately 5,000 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 Lincoln City

Data from our market researchers suggests that top providers in Lincoln City use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view caps as a tactic to stop "cord cutting", while providers insist that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming video, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lincoln City

Provider Type Coverage Speed
FULLnet Fixed Wireless 100% 1.5 Mbps
PSC Fiber 13.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 92.9%+ 1.0 Mbps
PSC Fixed Wireless 81.9%+ 3.0 Mbps
Watch Communications Fiber 43.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 34.1%+ 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
PSC Fiber 18.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
PSC Fixed Wireless 100% 3.0 Mbps

Compare Lincoln City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lincoln City 10.4 Mbps 8 $1.07 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +405 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +108.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +105.8 Mbps ) 14 ( +6 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +117 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +117.2 Mbps ) 8 $0.34 ( $0.00 )