Internet Providers in Hazleton, IA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hazleton, IA
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $56.11

Internet Access in Hazleton, Iowa

Coverage data shows two main broadband service choices in Hazleton — cable (43.63% coverage) and DSL (85.92% availability). Cable Internet access is delivered from cable TV corporations using pre-existing coaxial television wires strung up on utility poles. DSL, similarly, is sent via twisted copper phone lines. As a rule, DSL tends to be slower performing compared to cable. This is especially true in addresses that are not able to access a cable or other wired network type, seeing as these locations tend to be farther from the DSLAM, or DSL switch.

The broadband packages displayed on this page are manually collected through our research team.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Hazleton.

Windstream as well as Mediacom Cable also provide Internet service in Hazleton, although local speed test data indicates that Windstream might be more robust.

To summarize, Internet access could stand improvement in Hazleton. Still, most homes still have at least 2-3 companies able to connect them to the Internet. For now, a limited 1,000 Hazleton locals are limited to fewer than one options for wired broadband.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Hazleton, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
Windstream 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Windstream 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hazleton, Iowa

  • Windstream - DSL - 86.8% Availability in Hazleton - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 40.3% Availability in Hazleton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Windstream - Cable - 16.7% Availability in Hazleton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Windstream - Fiber - 2.9% Availability in Hazleton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hazleton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hazleton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hazleton

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Hazleton is the 193rd most connected city in Iowa ahead of Independence, Oelwein, and Jesup, but behind Dunkerton and Fairbank.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Buchanan 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.

Approximately 44% of Hazleton 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 Buchanan County, approximately 4,000 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 and Cord Cutting in Hazleton

Data collected by our market research team suggests that top ISPs in the area currently place a limit on data use on home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because customers see caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is streaming video, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hazleton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Windstream DSL 86.8%+ 200 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 84.2%+ 100 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 40.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Cable 16.7%+ 100 Mbps
Community Digital Wireless Fixed Wireless 6.1%+ 9 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 2.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 30.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.1%+ 200 Mbps

Compare Hazleton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hazleton 4.7 Mbps 8 $1.25 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +410.7 Mbps ) 14 ( +6 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +114.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +111.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +122.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +122.9 Mbps ) 8 $0.33 ( $0.00 )