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Internet Providers in Hamburg, Iowa
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Internet Access in Hamburg, Iowa
Hamburg features only two major Internet service types to grapple with — cable (77.46% availability) and DSL (88.96% coverage). Coaxial cable Internet service is delivered through cable TV corporations via pre-existing copper coaxial television lines on telephone poles or buried along the road. DSL Internet is delivered over phone wires. The vast majority of Hamburg blocks have access to both cable and/or DSL service from two or more Internet companies.
The information on this page is sourced via FCC coverage reports. Data is enhanced through privatized data sources to provide more accurate listings than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is generated thanks to our research team, who gather thousands of plans annually. There are a total of 360 plans collected in Hamburg since 2014. There are 32 Internet or bundled deals currently available.
CenturyLink is a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer a top speed of 100 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only choice for Internet service for residents of Hamburg. fixed wireless providers such as BitWind Communications can achieve 2 Mbps over wireless technology.
Viasat Internet is the most widespread provider in Hamburg. They are accessible for close to one hundred percent of Hamburg. HughesNet is also a common choice, providing practically one hundred percent of Hamburg with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest package listed by HughesNet for Hamburg is 25 megabits per second download.
Click into the map below to explore Internet service market competition on a granular census block level. As illustrated, while the majority of addresses have about 4 choices, some areas can be less well-served or may be limited to one. Despite fiber growth, a notable 20.42 percent of local residents have one Internet service choice.
Internet Statistics 2021
20.4% of consumers in Hamburg300 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 Hamburg, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|IAMO Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||2.2%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||86.4%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||11.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Rock Port Telephone||25 Mbps||Cable||5m 27s||77.5%|
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 Caps and Cord Cutting in Hamburg
Data collected by our research team suggests that many of the popular providers currently use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because users view caps as a strategy to limit video streaming. Providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Hamburg to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hamburg||205.1 Mbps||10||$0.54 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +329.3 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -56.3 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -44.5 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -35.6 Mbps )||23 ( +13 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -43 Mbps )||8 ( -2 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|