Internet Providers in Conrad, Iowa

Most Popular Internet Providers in Conrad, Iowa:

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  • 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Heart of Iowa Communications
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    500 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $75 - $125
  • 4. 4. Grundy Center Municipal Utilities
    92.3% Available
    92.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1.5 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 1-1.5mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $39.95 - $39.95
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
  • 5. 5. Mediacom
    73.5% Available
    73.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    50 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 10
    • Speed Range: 60-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $19.99 - $199.99
    Deal
    There are 10 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 1. Mediacom Business
    5.3% Available
    5.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    50 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 60-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free standard installation.
    • Price Range: $129.95 - $329.95
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Conrad, Iowa

The average customer in the Conrad area has 2.69 ISPs available. This is a normal level of competition, since most Internet providers used to be cable television and landline telephone providers, and most houses are wired for both.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Conrad.

Heart of Iowa Communications Cooperative is another common broadband option for Conrad. They offer Fiber connections with coverage in near one hundred percent of the area. Grundy Center Municipal Utilities offers an alternative wireless service for 92 percent of local residents. Keep in mind this option has to have roof access or proximity to a Grundy Center Municipal Utilities tower or access point.

Before considering specifics of providers accessible in each neighborhood, there are two choices for Conrad residents: cable and fiber. Fiber is commonly built to replace phone line-based DSL wires. Replacing DSL lines with fiber is frequently more affordable over the long term than the alternative of repairing outdated copper DSL infrastructure. fiber also allows significantly higher speed range (1,000 Mbps as opposed to the 5–15 Mbps or so DSL allows).

Coverage statistics found here comes via FCC reported data. ISPs in Conrad must agree to report deployment data biannually. Using direct relationships with telecom companies, BroadbandNow is able to confirm this data against private data reported by Internet providers. Between 2014–2021 our data team has crunched 1,116 rows of data about Internet access in Conrad. Our speed averages are calculated based on real-world speed tests from Conrad addresses. Looking at plan price and terms info our research process is manual. Our market analysis team has manually filed 185 Internet packages in Conrad since 2014, with 29 active.

Internet Statistics 2021

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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 Conrad, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Heart of Iowa Communications Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 100.0%
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 73.5%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Conrad

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Conrad is the 837th most connected city in Iowa behind Grundy Center, Reinbeck, Marshalltown, Dike, and Eldora.

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 Grundy 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 Conrad 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 Conrad 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 Grundy 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 Limits Among Conrad Internet Service Providers

Many Internet providers have decided to impose data "plans" onto their home broadband packages lately. The trend holds true for the Conrad market, with local Internet companies such as Mediacom advertising capped plans. It's not a large concern for most residents, but may affect subscribers that consume a large amount of 4K content. If you have data usage concerns, look for fiber plans in the area with the search bar at the top of this page. Fiber is usually more expensive. However, they can provide unlimited data use without throttling since fiber-optic infrastructure doesn't share cable or DSL's bandwidth limitations.

Compare Conrad to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Conrad 61 Mbps 5 $0.66 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +484.6 Mbps ) 19 ( +14 ) $0.41 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +100.3 Mbps ) 19 ( +14 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +119.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +125.6 Mbps ) 24 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +118.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.52 ( $0.00 )