Internet Providers in Lehigh, Iowa
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Residential Internet Statistics for Lehigh, IA
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||27.57 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.8%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Lehigh, Iowa
Internet Access in Lehigh, Iowa
As made clear in the table below, wireless service is the primary broadband technology for Lehigh addresses.
Keep in mind, since FCC data is currently collected twice annually and only published six or more months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.
Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association is also a commonly available Internet choice in Lehigh. They offer Fiber service with coverage in 97 percent of the area.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Lehigh's primary wired broadband options.
To get a granular look at how broadband access changes throughout Lehigh, click the map below. Averaged to account for all of Lehigh, the average density of broadband availability is 1.14 service providers covering each census block. Unfortunately, this low level of competition leaves 92.4 percent of residents with only one choice, or no coverage at all.
Internet Statistics 2021
92.4% of consumers in Lehigh600 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 Lehigh, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|Stratford Mutual Telephone Company||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|WMTel||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lehigh, Iowa
- Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association - 97.1% Availability in Lehigh - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Rise Broadband - 14.0% Availability in Lehigh - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association - 4.9% Availability in Lehigh - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Stratford Mutual Telephone Company - 4.3% Availability in Lehigh - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- WMTel - 3.9% Availability in Lehigh - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Lehigh - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Lehigh - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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 Caps and Cord Cutting in Lehigh
Data collected by our research team shows that common providers in the area place a limit on data use on residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since users view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is streaming services, which can use 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Lehigh
|Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association||Fiber||97.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||14.0%+||50 Mbps|
|Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association||Fiber||4.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Stratford Mutual Telephone Company||Fiber||4.3%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||34.0%+||50 Mbps|
|Stratford Mutual Telephone Company||Fiber||21.8%+||100 Mbps|
Compare Lehigh to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Lehigh||27.6 Mbps||7||$1.39 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +321.5 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +79.5 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +72.1 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +84.1 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +87.7 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|