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%

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.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Guthrie Center with 11 of those offering residential service
  • Guthrie Center is the 155th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Panora and Earlham, but behind Coon Rapids, Audubon, and Stuart.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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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

Internet Provider Competition Map For Guthrie Center

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Guthrie Center is the 155th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Panora and Earlham, but behind Coon Rapids, Audubon, and Stuart.

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

Approximately 400 people in Guthrie 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: 88% of people living in Guthrie Center 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 78% of Guthrie Center 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 Guthrie County, approximately 1,000 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 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

Provider Type Coverage Speed
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
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 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 )