Internet Providers in Ely, IA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Ely, IA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$73.84|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Ely, Iowa
Internet Access in Ely, Iowa
Ely has 9 residential Internet Service Providers, and 13 total providers including business and mobile. There are 8 broadband choices ("wired" meaning technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).
The plans displayed here are manually gathered through our data staff.
Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As residents might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
Fixed wireless Internet service is the only network option in much of the Ely area. Fixed wireless is usually better than Internet services such as satellite Internet. Our latest data shows that 38.72 percent of of residents have coverage for some form of fixed wireless service.
For more info, explore the map below and use the zoom tools to navigate. Averaged across all of Ely, the average amount of market competition is 1.81 providers in each census block. This leaves 74.03 percent of residents with inadequate broadband coverage.
Internet Statistics 2021
74.0% of consumers in Ely1,000 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 Ely, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|South Slope||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Martelle Communications Co-op||110 Mbps||Cable||1m 14s|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|South Slope||40 Mbps||DSL||3m 24s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Martelle Communications Co-op||8 Mbps||Cable||17m 4s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ely, Iowa
- South Slope - Fiber - 99.4% Availability in Ely - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- South Slope - DSL - 17.5% Availability in Ely - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
- Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 14.9% Availability in Ely - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- CenturyLink - DSL - 4.7% Availability in Ely - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Martelle Communications Co-op - Cable - 3.5% Availability in Ely - Speeds up to 110 Mbps
- Martelle Communications Co-op - Cable - 3.5% Availability in Ely - Speeds up to 8 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Ely - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Ely - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Ely
Data collected by our research team suggests that many of the common ISPs currently place some sort of limit on data use for their home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers view caps as a tactic to discourage video streaming, while providers insist that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Ely
|South Slope||Fiber||99.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|LTD Broadband||Fixed Wireless||37.1%+||100 Mbps|
|South Slope||DSL||17.5%+||40 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||14.9%+||50 Mbps|
|Martelle Communications Co-op||Cable||3.5%+||110 Mbps|
|Martelle Communications Co-op||Cable||3.5%+||8 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|South Slope||Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||42.7%+||100 Mbps|
|LTD Broadband||Fixed Wireless||61.4%+||100 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||2.5%+||80 Mbps|
|South Slope||DSL||1.4%+||40 Mbps|
Compare Ely to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ely||60.1 Mbps||9||$1.42 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +355.3 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +58.8 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +56.1 Mbps )||14 ( +5 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +67.3 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +67.5 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|