Internet Providers in Lawton, IA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lawton, IA
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $73.71

Internet Access in Lawton, Iowa

As is common for more sparsely populated areas such as Lawton, fixed wireless from towers and other wireless Internet services provide the most common broadband option. FCC records and our directly reported data indicate essentially zero wired broadband Internet network availability for residential purposes, but fixed wireless Internet presents a decent replacement with availability for 40.70 percent of the population.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Lawton.

Western Iowa Telephone is another commonly available Internet choice for Lawton. They offer Fiber connections available to 98 percent of Lawton.

Remember that since FCC data is currently collected twice annually and only published 6+ months after filing, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.

For more info, activate the map below. You'll find that the average amount of broadband competition is 1.8 providers in each census block. This low amount of competition leaves 94.01 percent of residents with inadequate Internet coverage.

Internet Statistics 2021



Lawton, IA

1,000 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 Lawton, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Western Iowa Telephone 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 98.9%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 6.9%
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 14.9%
Long Lines 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s 2.1%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lawton

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Lawton is the 668th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Moville, but behind South Sioux City, Sioux City, Hinton, and Sergeant Bluff.

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 Woodbury 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: 99% of people living in Lawton 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.

In Woodbury 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Lawton

Data from our research team suggests that some of the top providers in the area place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because users view caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers insist that they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hour.

Compare Lawton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lawton 73.5 Mbps 8 $1.41 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +460.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +75.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +87.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +96 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +88.6 Mbps ) 8 $0.38 ( $0.00 )