Internet Providers in Arlington, IA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Arlington, IA
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 350 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $72.48

Internet Access in Arlington, Iowa

Internet service coverage and competition between providers in Arlington is below average. 89.49 percent of the population have one (or fewer) choices forbroadband services. So far as connectivity, Arlington ranks at 204th out of 879 cities in the state.

The data on this page is sourced from FCC coverage reports specific to Arlington. Listings here are cross-validated using privatized data sources to provide more granular resources than is available from the FCC directly. Speeds and pricing data is sourced through our research and analysis team, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year. There are a total of 171 plans in Arlington from 2014 to the present. There are 28 Internet plans currently active in the area.

Considering network technologies offered within the area, the most prevalent wired broadband Internet tech types are Satellite and DSL, with practically one hundred percent and 92.43% respectively. DSL is transmitted by telephone wires, and comes from corporations such as Windstream that own phone lines. DSL underperforms when compared with all other wired Internet services except dial-up.

Viasat Internet is the most commonly available option for Arlington residents. They are available to practically one hundred percent of Arlington. HughesNet is the most likely second option, with coverage in near one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet in Arlington is 25 megabits per second.

While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, Windstream also serves Arlington with service in 92 percent of residents and a recorded maximum speed of 200 Mbps. Providers like LTD Broadband connect their subscribers to 100 Mbps or more using wireless relays. Explore the map on the page below to see how many options residents have on the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Arlington, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Windstream 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Hawkeye Telephone Company 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s
East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative 350 Mbps DSL 23s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Arlington, Iowa

  • Windstream - DSL - 92.4% Availability in Arlington - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Windstream - Cable - 7.1% Availability in Arlington - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Hawkeye Telephone Company - DSL - 4.4% Availability in Arlington - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative - DSL - 1.9% Availability in Arlington - Speeds up to 350 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Arlington - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Arlington - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Arlington

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Arlington is the 204th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Edgewood, Fayette, Oelwein, and Hazleton, but behind Strawberry Point.

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

Approximately 700 people in Fayette 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.

In Fayette County, approximately 3,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Arlington

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Windstream DSL 92.4%+ 200 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 28.7%+ 100 Mbps
Community Digital Wireless Fixed Wireless 26.7%+ 9 Mbps
NEIT Fixed Wireless 8.5%+ 9 Mbps
Windstream Cable 7.1%+ 100 Mbps
Hawkeye Telephone Company DSL 4.4%+ 25 Mbps
East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative DSL 1.9%+ 350 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
NEIT Fixed Wireless 100% 9 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps

Compare Arlington to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Arlington 185.8 Mbps 9 $2.40 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +229.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -66.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -69.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -58.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -58.2 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )