Internet Providers in Donnellson, Iowa
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Residential Internet Statistics for Donnellson, IA
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||10.07 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||11.46%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Donnellson, Iowa
Internet Access in Donnellson, Iowa
Information on BroadbandNow is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage filings. We also use direct provider reports to enhance the data. Pricing and plan data is collected through our research division. Locally, we've analyzed 237 Internet plans in Donnellson in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 481 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Satellite and mobile LTE companies can offer backup broadband options for Donnellson those who don't have access to cable or DSL service.
Compared to cable, wireless has lower speeds, higher prices, and lower data caps. wireless Internet is a bad choice for streaming, video chat, and any other data-hungry modern apps.
82.19 percent of Donnellson is currently without a choice for true broadband Internet service. This isn't a shock, seeing as competition between Internet providers is not strong. Addresses in the local area have an average 1-2 choices for broadband service.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the largest providers in Donnellson as measured by coverage. These providers often compete at addresses in different blocks around Donnellson.
Internet Statistics 2021
82.2% of consumers in Donnellson2,000 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 Donnellson, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Farmers & Merchants Mutual Telephone||50 Mbps||Fiber||2m 43s|
|CenturyLink||40 Mbps||DSL||3m 24s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Donnellson, Iowa
- CenturyLink - 5.8% Availability in Donnellson - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
- Mediacom - 4.2% Availability in Donnellson - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Farmers & Merchants Mutual Telephone - 1.3% Availability in Donnellson - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Donnellson - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Donnellson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Video Streaming in Donnellson
Data collected by our market researchers shows that some of the top ISPs in Donnellson use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because users view caps as a strategy to stop video streaming, while providers insist data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Donnellson
|Mediacom Cable||Cable||4.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Farmers & Merchants Mutual Telephone||Fiber||1.3%+||50 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||10.2%+||40 Mbps|
|Mediacom Business||Cable||3.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Donnellson to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Donnellson||10.1 Mbps||8||$0.35 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +339 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +97 Mbps )||18 ( +10 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +89.6 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +101.6 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +105.2 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|