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Internet Providers in Guthrie Center, Iowa
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Internet Access in Guthrie Center, Iowa
Guthrie Center has 11 residential Internet providers, or 19 if you include business and mobile operators. Consumers have access to 8 choices for wired broadband, most likely DSL.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
DSL has lots of coverage compared with other Internet services around Guthrie Center since pretty much every house in Guthrie Center is wired with phone lines. Therefore, seeing as most buildings are already serviceable with phone access, it makes sense that Guthrie Center has 86.57 percent DSL availability.
19.48 percent of the Guthrie Center area is still left with one or fewer Internet choices. Adjusting for all census blocks in city limits, the average resident has 2 providers to choose from. Addresses with better choices usually will get reduced pricing as the providers will upgrade their services to win subscribers.
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 297 broadband plans within the Guthrie Center market to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
19.5% 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||Availability|
|Guthrie Center Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||82.2%|
|Panora Telco||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||5.8%|
|Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone||200 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||40s||6.7%|
|Casey Mutual Telephone Company||200 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||40s||1.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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 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.
Compare Guthrie Center to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Guthrie Center||24.6 Mbps||14||$1.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +509.8 Mbps )||17 ( +3 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +124.2 Mbps )||17 ( +3 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +136 Mbps )||15 ( +1 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +144.9 Mbps )||23 ( +9 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +137.5 Mbps )||8 ( -6 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|