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Internet Providers in Lucerne, Indiana
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Internet Access in Lucerne, Indiana
Currently, there are 9 Internet service providers in Lucerne offering home service. Including business Internet, that's 13 Internet providers in the area, like Verizon Business.
Taking a look now at network technology being used the city, the most frequently available physical wire broadband connection infrastructures are DSL (87.09 percent coverage) and Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage). DSL service is delivered over telephone wires on utility poles by corporations like Frontier Communications that build or own copper phone lines. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted and bundled copper construction seen in phone lines has slightly less bandwidth than more modern techs like cable and several times less than fiber.
The broadband coverage information listed here comes via provider coverage reports, and is enhanced with private databases to output more granular listings than is available from government websites. Information on pricing of individual Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year.
Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area in Lucerne. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Lucerne. HughesNet is also a common option, providing near one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet for Lucerne is 25 Mbps.
Activate the interactive map below for more insights on Internet service competition on a census block level. You should find that while the majority of addresses have around 3-4 choices for service, others can be less fortunate and may only have one company available.
Internet Statistics 2021
95.3% of consumers in Lucerne600 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 Lucerne, Indiana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Rochester Telephone Company||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||1.7%|
|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||87.1%|
|TWN Communications||3.0 Mbps||DSL||45m 30s||5.3%|
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 and Video Streaming in Lucerne
Data from our research team suggests that many of the common providers in Lucerne currently place some sort of limit on data use for their home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers explain caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is streaming video, which can use one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Lucerne to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Lucerne||7.9 Mbps||9||$1.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +526.5 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +140.9 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +152.7 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +161.6 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +154.2 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|