Internet Providers in West Baden Springs, Indiana
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Residential Internet Statistics for West Baden Springs, IN
|Wired Internet Providers:||5|
|Average Speed Test Result:||22.47 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||13.21%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in West Baden Springs, Indiana
Internet Access in West Baden Springs, Indiana
West Baden Springs offers 8 residential Internet providers, or 11 if you include business and mobile. Consumers have access to 7 broadband choices which in West Baden Springs is most likely DSL, cable, or fiber service.
The plans listed on this page are collected by hand through our research team.
Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in West Baden Springs.
54.2 percent of West Baden Springs is still left with one or fewer choices for broadband-quality Internet service. Accounting for all addresses in city limits, the average customer has 2 providers available. Addresses that have more choices usually see lower pricing and stronger speeds as companies are incentivized to upgrade network infrastructure to earn subscribers.
DSL is the main kind of Internet with coverage around West Baden Springs that buyers should consider. Low broadband-class Internet service around the area is to blame for poor download speed averages. West Baden Springs average download speeds rank 74.49% under the Indiana average. Still, 22.47 Mbps can support modern applications like streaming Netflix, Facetime, and etc. Data limits on plans from some of the providers in West Baden Springs create more issues for streaming video than Internet speed alone.
Internet Statistics 2021
54.2% of consumers in West Baden Springs900 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 West Baden Springs, Indiana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Orange County REMC||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Smithville Communications||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in West Baden Springs, Indiana
- Smithville - 61.9% Availability in West Baden Springs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Sparklight - 52.3% Availability in West Baden Springs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Orange County REMC - 47.0% Availability in West Baden Springs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Frontier - 1.0% Availability in West Baden Springs - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in West Baden Springs - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in West Baden Springs - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Data Caps in West Baden Springs
Data from our research team shows that popular ISPs in the area currently use data caps for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view them as a strategy to limit streaming, while providers insist caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In West Baden Springs
|Orange County REMC||Fiber and Fixed Wireless||65.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Smithville Communications||DSL and Fiber||61.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||Cable||52.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||1.0%+||115 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||4.2%+||115 Mbps|
|Smithville Fiber||Fiber||1.5%+||100 Mbps|
Compare West Baden Springs to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|West Baden Springs||22.5 Mbps||8||$0.60 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +326.6 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +84.6 Mbps )||18 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +77.2 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +89.2 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +92.8 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|