Internet Providers in Rolling Prairie, Indiana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Rolling Prairie, IN
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 17.67 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 30.51%

Internet Access in Rolling Prairie, Indiana

According to FCC records, there are an average of 2.82 broadband providers per census block in Rolling Prairie. This means that the majority of households in the area have at least 2 choices so far as Internet, and it is easier for residents to try a different provider if they are disappointed with a company.

Considering the technologies within Rolling Prairie, you essentially see two options: cable and DSL (think Frontier Communications).

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Rolling Prairie's primary wired Internet providers.

We should note here that since FCC data is currently only collected biannually and only released six months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Aside from the Internet options listed above, XFINITY from Comcast provides a third choice for coverage in 69 percent of Rolling Prairie. Fixed wireless companies like Surf Broadband Solutions are also sometimes a good choice. However, the main wired providers are usually a stronger deal when it comes to performance and pricing.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Rolling Prairie with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Rolling Prairie is the 281st most connected city in Indiana ahead of Galien and New Buffalo, but behind New Carlisle, Three Oaks, and La Porte.
  • The fastest zip code in Rolling Prairie for February 2021 is 46371. (see all below).

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 Rolling Prairie, Indiana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Rolling Prairie, Indiana

  • Xfinity - 69.5% Availability in Rolling Prairie - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Frontier - 61.7% Availability in Rolling Prairie - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 5.0% Availability in Rolling Prairie - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Rolling Prairie - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Rolling Prairie - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Rolling Prairie

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Rolling Prairie is the 281st most connected city in Indiana ahead of Galien and New Buffalo, but behind New Carlisle, Three Oaks, and La Porte.

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

Approximately 6,000 people in LaPorte 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 55% of Rolling Prairie 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.

As of this month, 46371 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Rolling Prairie.

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

In LaPorte County, approximately 11,000 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 and Cord Cutting Around Rolling Prairie

Data from our research team shows that top providers use data caps for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue because subscribers see them as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Rolling Prairie

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Surf Broadband Solutions Fixed Wireless 99.2%+ 25 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 69.5%+ 1,200 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 61.7%+ 115 Mbps
Fourway.net Fixed Wireless 46.7%+ 25 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 5.0%+ 60 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 50.2%+ 987 Mbps
Fourway.net Fixed Wireless 62.1%+ 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 51.4%+ 115 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 12.3%+ 60 Mbps
US Signal Company Fiber 8.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Intelligent Fiber Network Fiber 3.2%+ -- Mbps

Compare Rolling Prairie to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Rolling Prairie 17.7 Mbps 7 $0.39 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +331.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +89.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +82 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +94 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +97.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )