Internet Service Providers in Dumont, Iowa

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Residential Internet Statistics for Dumont, IA
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 94.28 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 1.89%

Internet Access in Dumont, Iowa

Dumont's Internet availability information on this page is drawn from governmental databases. Then, we ensure the data is cross-validated against privatized lit address databases. As of 2021, we've processed 1,021 rows of FCC and private data about Internet availability within Dumont. Currently, there is limited speed test data from the Dumont area — 28 records over the past year. With this in mind, residents should make note of official download speeds listed above.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the widest availability in Dumont. The provider is available to close to one hundred percent of Dumont census blocks. HughesNet is also a common choice, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for Dumont is 25 megabits per second.

Looking at network technologies offered around Dumont, we see that the most frequently available physical wire Internet technology options are Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (98.11 percent coverage). Fiber technology uses more modern Fiber-optical cables composed of tiny, thin glass strands which can send digital data as light. Some fiber connections switch to to copper cables once in the "last mile." Copper technology can downgrade performance, but are still a grade higher than cable/DSL.

83.07 percent of Dumont households have a single choice for home broadband service.

While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Dumont Telephone Company is also in Dumont with a top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from brands like LTD Broadband connect you to 100 Mbps or more using direct wireless relays. See the interactive map below to see how many options are available at a granular level.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Dumont with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Dumont is the 651st most connected city in Iowa ahead of Aplington, but behind Hampton, Ackley, Sheffield, and Greene.

Internet Statistics 2021

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Dumont, IA

800 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 Dumont, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Dumont Telephone Company 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Rockwell Coop Telephone Association 25 Mbps DSL and Fiber 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Dumont, Iowa

  • Dumont Telephone Company - 98.1% Availability in Dumont - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rockwell Coop Telephone Association - 16.4% Availability in Dumont - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Dumont - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Dumont - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Dumont

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Dumont is the 651st most connected city in Iowa ahead of Aplington, but behind Hampton, Ackley, Sheffield, and Greene.

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

Approximately 700 people in Butler 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: 99% of people living in Dumont 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.

In Butler 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Dumont

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Dumont Telephone Company Fiber 98.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 62.7%+ 100 Mbps
Rockwell Coop Telephone Association DSL and Fiber 16.4%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Dumont to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Dumont 94.3 Mbps 6 $3.77 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +254.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +12.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +5.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +17.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +21 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )