Internet Service Providers in Guttenberg, Iowa

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Residential Internet Statistics for Guttenberg, IA
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 10.08 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 22.86%

Internet Access in Guttenberg, Iowa

Guttenberg broadband availability information listed here is based on FCC datasets. Then, we ensure the data is checked for errors against private lit address files. To date, we've crunched 1,625 rows of governmental and privatized data about broadband availability within Guttenberg. We've manually collected price data and fine print info on 175 residential broadband plans in Guttenberg. Speed averages originate from 264 user-originating speed tests from IP addresses in Guttenberg.

Mediacom Cable is an second choice to the primary providers, serving Guttenberg with a top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only choice for Internet access in Guttenberg. For example, fixed wireless outfits like Comelec Internet Services are able to achieve 40 Mbps via direct wireless technology.

The majority of Guttenberg residents have 2-3 wired broadband providers to choose from. 23.37 percent of the Guttenberg area — 700 people in total — have one or fewer choices for their Internet provider. cable and DSL Internet services almost always provide the most agreeable pricing for home use.

Taking a look now at network tech with significant infrastructure already built around the area, we see that the most widespread hardwired broadband Internet tech options are Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage) and Cable (71.75 percent coverage). Traditional cable TV companies are the main source for cable Internet, because they can use existing coaxial TV cables — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Guttenberg-area customers of cable providers such as Mediacom Cable generally select it due to the combination of low prices for workable speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.)

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most common on the whole, covering virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet has coverage for about near one hundred percent of residents. The top download speed recorded for Viasat is 100 Mbps. HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. As a rule of thumb, anything over 10 Mbps will be enough to view lower-quality video on WiFi, but may become challenging when multiple people try to use bandwidth-intensive applications like Skype and etc. Explore our availability map on this page to compare Internet options at the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Guttenberg, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Alpine Communications 100 Mbps Fiber and DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Guttenberg, Iowa

  • Alpine - 68.9% Availability in Guttenberg - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Mediacom - 71.8% Availability in Guttenberg - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Guttenberg - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Guttenberg - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Guttenberg

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Guttenberg is the 566th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Prairie Du Chien and Elkader, but behind Mc Gregor, Edgewood, and Cassville.

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

Approximately 500 people in Clayton 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: 69% of people living in Guttenberg 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 77% of Guttenberg 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 Clayton County, approximately 5,000 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 Caps on Guttenberg Internet Plans

Many Internet companies have moved to impose data limits to residential broadband plans in recent years. This market trend is certainly true for the Guttenberg market, with common Internet choices such as Mediacom adding plans with data caps. This doesn't matter for most residents, but it may be an issue for subscribers who upload a large amount of HD or 4K video. An HD video stream on Netflix consumes about 3 Gigabytes of data hourly. SD video uses about 1GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Guttenberg

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Alpine Communications Fiber and DSL 68.9%+ 100 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 71.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Comelec Internet Services Fixed Wireless 13.2%+ 40 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Alpine Communications DSL and Fiber 100% 100 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 19.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Guttenberg to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Guttenberg 10.1 Mbps 7 $0.41 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +339 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +97 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +89.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +101.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +105.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )