Internet Service Providers in Cascade, Iowa

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cascade, IA
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 28.76 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.12%

Internet Access in Cascade, Iowa

Government-sourced data is the core source of the Cascade-area Internet availability data shown below. We've processed 2,598 rows of FCC and privatized data on broadband availability within the Cascade area. Speed averages are drawn from 379 public online speed tests within Cascade.

Fixed wireless is the top Internet service option in much of the Cascade area, and the only alternative to Internet choices like satellite broadband. Our data shows that 97.56 percent of Cascade has coverage by some form of fixed wireless. Fixed wireless coverage will most likely grow as the technology improves.

Cascade Communications Company is one of the top three providers in Cascade, available for close to one hundred percent of local addresses. Aside from the major providers, Comelec Internet Services is also a common option. While fixed wireless isn't as well-known as cable, it can provide an equivalent service quality in some cases.

71.67 percent of Cascade is stuck with only one or zero Internet choices. Adjusting for all addresses in city limits, the average address will have at least 2 providers available. Areas with more competition get lower pricing and stronger speeds as companies are incentivized to improve their services to earn customers.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option on the whole. They have Internet coverage reaching practically one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, is available to close to one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages as high as 25 Mbps. Anything over 10 Mbps is sufficient to view SD video over WiFi, but is likely to become an issue when multiple people try to access high-bandwidth applications like Skype, cloud apps, and etc. See the availability map below to compare Internet options down to the census block level in Cascade.

Internet Statistics 2021

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Cascade, IA

2,000 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 Cascade, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
MvLink 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Cascade Communications Company 250 Mbps Fiber and DSL 32s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cascade, Iowa

  • Cascade Communications Company - 99.9% Availability in Cascade - Speeds up to 250 Mbps
  • MvLink - 10.7% Availability in Cascade - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Cascade - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Cascade - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cascade

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Cascade is the 351st most connected city in Iowa ahead of Farley and Epworth, but behind Peosta, Monticello, and Dyersville.

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

Approximately 800 people in Dubuque 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: 100% of people living in Cascade 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 28% of Cascade 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 Dubuque County, approximately 1,000 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 Cascade

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Cascade Communications Company Fiber and DSL 99.9%+ 250 Mbps
Comelec Internet Services Fixed Wireless 64.2%+ 40 Mbps
MvLink Fiber 10.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Cascade Communications Company Fiber 100% 250 Mbps

Compare Cascade to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cascade 28.8 Mbps 7 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +320.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +78.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +70.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +82.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +86.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )