How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
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Internet Access in Brandon, Iowa
Government-sourced Form 477 data is the core source of the Brandon Internet access facts highlighted on this page. We've analyzed 1,314 rows of governmental and private data about broadband access in Brandon. Our data analysis team has manually sourced Internet price data and fine print info for 207 residential broadband plans in Brandon. There isn't enough speed test information to show how local speeds measure up to marketed plan speeds for Brandon residents. The graphed data below will update once there are enough aggregate records to show results over time.
Windstream is also a common Internet option in Brandon, offering mainly DSL and Fiber service with coverage in 96 percent of the area. LTD Broadband offers an alternative wireless service worth noting for 95 percent of the area, although it requires roof access or line of site with a LTD Broadband tower or access point.
So far as the Internet technologies in Brandon, you have two primary options: cable and DSL (think Windstream).
The average Brandon customer has 2-3 Internet providers with service at their address. This is a decent level of market competition. It tends to improve prices at a given address. This high level of Internet access isn't distributed evenly, though — as a surprising 48.64 of residents still have only one option for true broadband Internet access.
Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall, registered with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Brandon residents. HughesNet, in contrast, has availability to around close to one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. Anything above 10 Mbps will be enough for streaming SD videos on WiFi, but becomes an issue when multiple people try to access modern services like video chat and multiplayer gaming. See the availability map on this page to see broadband options at the census block level in Brandon.
Internet Statistics 2021
48.6% of consumers in Brandon300 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 Brandon, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Heartland Technology||500 Mbps||Fiber||16s||10.8%|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||96.4%|
|LPC Connect||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s||1.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|USA Communications (Iowa)||6 Mbps||Cable||22m 45s||40.9%|
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.