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
Internet Providers in Buckingham, Iowa
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Internet Access in Buckingham, Iowa
The average house in Buckingham has access to 3-4 companies In context, this is actually a lot of choice contrasted with other cities. Competition is correlated with more consumer-friendly regional pricing.
DSL Internet providers like Farmers Cooperative Telephone Company deliver broadband service over phone infrastructure, which is why it is sold through telecom companies that bundle Internet access with landline telephone service. DSL is available to 93.13 percent of area addresses. You can refer to the data visualization tools on this page for more information about how advertised speeds align with user-tested performance locally.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Buckingham's most common wired Internet choices.
Farmers Cooperative Telephone Company is also a commonly available Internet option for Buckingham. They offer mainly DSL and Fiber service with coverage in 65 percent of the area. LTD Broadband offers an alternative wireless service worth noting for 90 percent of local residents, although it has to have roof access or line of site with a LTD Broadband access point.
The Internet coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data from the FCC and private datasets we source from providers. Statistics regarding speed and performance data comes via M-Labs, the speed test utility integrated into BroadbandNow as well as Google search results. Our market research team has hand-sourced price and plan details on 178 Internet offerings in Buckingham to date.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Buckingham, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Farmers Cooperative Telephone Company||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||65.1%|
|USA Communications (Iowa)||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||7.2%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||52.5%|
|LPC Connect||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s||11.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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 and Cord Cutting Around Buckingham
Data from our researchers shows that many of the top providers in the area place a limit on data use for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue lately because users view them as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers explain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.