Internet Providers in Macy, IN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Macy, IN
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 2
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $50

Internet Access in Macy, Indiana

The average address in Macy has access to about 3 companies This is a lot of competition compared with other cities. Competition of two or more providers in a city is correlated with lower regional pricing.

Frontier Communications is the third largest wired broadband provider in Macy according to coverage area, available for 71 percent of residents. Rochester Telephone Company is also a common option — while fixed wireless Internet isn't as well known as cable or DSL, it it offers similar speed and quality.

The plans shown above are manually gathered through our data analysis division.

DSL from telephone companies has strong coverage compared with other Internet services around Macy since it relies on phone lines to transmit data — the acronym is short for "Digital Subscriber Line."

According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Macy so far as coverage. The more common companies frequently overlap in different neighborhoods around Macy.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Macy with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Macy is the 399th most connected city in Indiana ahead of Denver, but behind Peru, Akron, Roann, and Rochester.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Macy, Indiana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 71.7%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 7.7%
TWN Communications 3.0 Mbps DSL 45m 30s 29.1%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Macy

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Macy is the 399th most connected city in Indiana ahead of Denver, but behind Peru, Akron, Roann, and Rochester.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 8,000 people in Miami 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.

Approximately 29% of Macy residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Miami County, approximately 12,000 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 Around Macy

Data collected by our researchers suggests that popular ISPs in the area currently use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since users view them as a tactic to limit streaming, while providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Macy to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Macy 17.8 Mbps 9 $3.76 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +516.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +131 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +142.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +151.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +144.3 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )