Internet Providers in West Baden Springs, IN

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Residential Internet Statistics for West Baden Springs, IN
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $70.21

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 and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in West Baden Springs.

25.79 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 2-3 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 82.90% under the Indiana average. Still, 25.46 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.

  • There are 9 internet providers in West Baden Springs with 8 of those offering residential service
  • West Baden Springs is the 468th most connected city in Indiana ahead of Orleans and Dubois, but behind Shoals, French Lick, and Paoli.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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
Orange County REMC 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Smithville Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Smithville Communications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in West Baden Springs, Indiana

  • Smithville - Fiber - 23.7% Availability in West Baden Springs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Smithville - DSL - 61.2% Availability in West Baden Springs - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Sparklight - Cable - 52.3% Availability in West Baden Springs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Orange County REMC - Fiber - 47.0% Availability in West Baden Springs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 1.0% Availability in West Baden Springs - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in West Baden Springs - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in West Baden Springs - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For West Baden Springs

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West Baden Springs is the 468th most connected city in Indiana ahead of Orleans and Dubois, but behind Shoals, French Lick, and Paoli.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Orange 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: 67% of people living in West Baden Springs 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.

Approximately 74% of West Baden Springs 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 Orange County, approximately 2,000 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 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

Provider Type Coverage Speed
NetsurfUSA Fixed Wireless 65.1%+ 6 Mbps
Smithville Communications Fiber 23.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Smithville Communications DSL 61.2%+ 50 Mbps
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) Cable 52.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Orange County REMC Fiber 47.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 1.0%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
NetsurfUSA Fiber 91.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 4.4%+ Call For Speed Availability
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 25.5 Mbps 8 $0.59 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +389.9 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +93.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +90.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +101.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +102.1 Mbps ) 8 $0.37 ( $0.00 )