Internet Providers in Galva, IA

Residential Internet Statistics for Galva, IA
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 500 Mbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Galva, Iowa:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. Frontier
    4.4% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    4.4% Available
  • 4. Evertek
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Nextlink Internet
    99.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    99.4% Available
  • 6. 6. Schaller Telephone Company
    85.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *500 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    85.6% Available
  • 7. 7. RuralWaves
    53.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    53.3% Available
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Internet Access in Galva, Iowa

3-4 Internet Service Providers, or "ISPs." can provide service to the average Galva resident. In context, this is a high amount of choice compared to other communities. Competition is correlated with more affordable pricing.

Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

DSL broadband has a wide coverage area compared to other Internet services within Galva because virtually every house in Galva is connected to phone wires. The acronym "DSL" stands for "Digital Subscriber Line."

Schaller Telephone Company is one of the top three providers in Galva according to coverage area. They are available for 85 percent of local addresses. Evertek is also a common option. While fixed wireless isn't as well-known as cable, it it offers similar speed and quality in some cases.

Broadband coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of government data and privatized data collected from telecom industry sources, or through private third parties. Statistics regarding speed and performance data comes via M-Labs, the speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome queries. Our research team has hand-gathered price on 157 Internet plans and bundles for Galva to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Galva, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Schaller Telephone Company 500 Mbps DSL and Fiber 16s 85.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 4.4%
600 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Galva is the 605th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Ida Grove and Holstein, but behind Cherokee, Alta, and Storm Lake.

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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 Ida County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 6% of people living in Galva have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

In Ida County, approximately 5,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Galva to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Galva 7.2 Mbps 8 $2.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +574.5 Mbps ) 22 ( +14 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +165.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +192.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +195 Mbps ) 27 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +189.3 Mbps ) 11 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )