Internet Providers in Guthrie Center, Iowa
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Residential Internet Statistics for Guthrie Center, IA
|Wired Internet Providers:||7|
|Average Speed Test Result:||20.05 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||9.76%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Guthrie Center, Iowa
Internet Access in Guthrie Center, Iowa
Guthrie Center has 11 residential Internet providers, or 18 if you include business and mobile operators. Consumers have access to 9 choices for wired broadband ("wired" meaning technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).
Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
Fixed wireless Internet service is the top network technology available in much of the Guthrie Center area. Fixed wireless is usually better than Internet access services like satellite broadband Internet. Current coverage data suggests that 88.67 percent of of residents have access to fixed wireless.
There's above-average choice between companies around the Guthrie Center area. However, 500 residents can't get service from more than one provider. If these customers aren't satisfied by their local provider, they are left with no choice but to rely on a less reliable wireless connection. Luckily, this issue isn't widespread in Guthrie Center — the average household has 3 choices for Internet service.
Broadband coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of government data and privatized datasets collected directly from industry sources or via private sources. Statistics regarding speed averages comes via M-Labs, which is a speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome search results. Our in-house market researchers have manually aggregated package pricing and plan details on 218 broadband plans within the Guthrie Center market to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
22.3% of consumers in Guthrie Center500 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 Guthrie Center, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Guthrie Center Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Panora Telco||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s|
|Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone||200 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||40s|
|Casey Mutual Telephone Company||200 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||40s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Guthrie Center, Iowa
- Guthrie Center - 82.2% Availability in Guthrie Center - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone - 6.7% Availability in Guthrie Center - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
- Panora Telco - 5.8% Availability in Guthrie Center - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Casey Mutual Telephone Company - 1.5% Availability in Guthrie Center - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Guthrie Center - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Guthrie Center - 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.
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 in Guthrie Center
Data from our researchers suggests that common providers use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue lately because consumers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Guthrie Center
|Guthrie Center Communications||Fiber and Fixed Wireless||82.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Panora Telco||Fiber, DSL, and Fixed Wireless||7.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone||DSL and Fiber||6.7%+||200 Mbps|
|Casey Mutual Telephone Company||DSL and Fiber||1.5%+||200 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Guthrie Center Communications||Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Panora Telco||Fiber||10.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Guthrie Center to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Guthrie Center||20.1 Mbps||13||$1.90 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +329 Mbps )||15 ( +2 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +87 Mbps )||18 ( +5 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +79.6 Mbps )||15 ( +2 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +91.6 Mbps )||21 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +95.2 Mbps )||9 ( -4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|