Internet Providers in Larchwood, IA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Larchwood, IA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$68.29|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Larchwood, Iowa
Internet Access in Larchwood, Iowa
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Larchwood. HughesNet is also widely available.
Alliance Communications provides an alternative. They offer near one hundred percent availability and a maximum download speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet in Larchwood. fixed wireless providers like MVTV Wireless can deliver 50 Mbps over wireless hardware.
When we're looking at network tech offered in the Larchwood area, the most common physical wire broadband tech infrastructures are Fixed Wireless and Satellite, with 81.29% and practically one hundred percent respectively.
As of the latest FCC reports, 99.08 percent of residents are limited to only one choice for home Internet, or none at all.
Broadband availability statistics on the page below are calculated from a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized datasets collected from industry sources or through unlisted third parties. Averaged statistics about speed and performance averages comes via M-Labs, the speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome queries. Our researchers have manually sourced package pricing and plan details on 198 broadband offerings in Larchwood to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
99.1% of consumers in Larchwood1,000 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 Larchwood, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Alliance Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||99.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||81.3%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||1.1%|
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.
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 and Video Streaming in Larchwood
Data from our research team suggests that many of the common providers use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers insist that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Larchwood to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Larchwood||132.2 Mbps||6||$0.87 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +402.2 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +16.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +28.4 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +37.3 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +29.9 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|