Internet Service Providers in Granger, Iowa

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Residential Internet Statistics for Granger, IA
Wired Internet Providers: 5
Average Speed Test Result: 68.67 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 4.24%

Internet Access in Granger, Iowa

Broadband Internet competition is above-average in Granger in comparison with other Iowa cities. There are 3.63 providers per census block on average. Granger ranks 290th on the "most connected city" charts. (Measured by the number of companies servicing each address) As it stands, only 9.45 percent of the area have one or fewer options for Internet services.

CenturyLink and Mediacom Cable can also provide coverage in Granger, often competing for the same customers.

Coverage from the two most common companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

Cable and DSL are the primary network options around the Granger metro area. They are frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Cable speed tends to be better, but big-picture performance metrics of either network type are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network infrastructure in a given area.

Coverage statistics found here comes from FCC data. ISPs in Granger are required by law to submit coverage data biannually. Leveraging direct agreements with ISPs, we are able to verify this data in comparison to private data including lit addresses reported by Internet providers. This allows us to create more accurate maps and availability data than governmental tools. Our speed averages are calculated based on real-world speed tests from the Granger area from M-Labs.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Granger with 10 of those offering residential service
  • Granger is the 290th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Woodward, but behind Grimes, Johnston, Polk City, and Madrid.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Granger, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Minburn Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Granger, Iowa

  • CenturyLink - 98.8% Availability in Granger - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Mediacom - 87.8% Availability in Granger - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 78.1% Availability in Granger - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Minburn - 3.7% Availability in Granger - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Granger - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Granger - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Granger

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Granger is the 290th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Woodward, but behind Grimes, Johnston, Polk City, and Madrid.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Dallas 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: 42% of people living in Granger 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 91% of Granger 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 Dallas County, approximately 6,000 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 Granger Internet Service Providers

Internet companies have decided to impose data "plans" onto their home Internet plans in recent years. The trend is certainly true in Granger, with local ISPs such as Mediacom featuring capped plans. This might not really matter for most customers, but it is liable to affect users who consume a large amount of high-def video. An HD video stream consumes around 3 Gigabytes of data hourly.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Granger

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL and Fiber 98.8%+ 940 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 87.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 78.1%+ 50 Mbps
Minburn Communications Fiber, DSL, and Fixed Wireless 22.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
BTWI Fixed Wireless 9.3%+ 30 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 83.8%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 59.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Minburn Communications Fiber 19.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Granger to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Granger 68.7 Mbps 10 $0.85 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +280.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +38.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +8 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +31 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +43 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +46.6 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )