Internet Service Providers in Mitchellville, Iowa

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Residential Internet Statistics for Mitchellville, IA
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 9.81 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 5.79%

Internet Access in Mitchellville, Iowa

The average subscriber in the Mitchellville area has 2.73 ISPs to choose from. This is normal for the US, since most Internet providers used to be cable TV or phone providers. Most addresses have long been wired for one of each.

We should note that since FCC data is only tallied up biannually and only released 6+ months after, availability shown here may not be complete.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Mitchellville's most common wired Internet options.

Looking specifically at the network technologies in Mitchellville, there are basically two options: cable (providers like Mediacom Cable) and DSL (providers like CenturyLink).

While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Rise Broadband also serves Mitchellville with Fixed Wireless coverage in 98 percent of census blocks and a recorded top speed of 50 Mbps. There are also 4 providers in Mitchellville with enterprise-level connections like MPLS. See the map below to see how many options residents have at a granular level, or the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how Viasat compares with other local ISPs in consumer speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Mitchellville, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Mitchellville, Iowa

  • CenturyLink - 98.5% Availability in Mitchellville - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 98.6% Availability in Mitchellville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Mediacom - 73.8% Availability in Mitchellville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Mitchellville - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Mitchellville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Mitchellville

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Mitchellville is the 563rd most connected city in Iowa ahead of Colfax and Prairie City, but behind Altoona, Pleasant Hill, and Bondurant.

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

Approximately 6,000 people in Polk 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 75% of Mitchellville 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 Polk County, approximately 9,000 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 in Mitchellville

Many Internet companies have been moving to add data limits onto their consumer broadband packages in recent years. This trend is certainly true in Mitchellville, with Internet choices like Mediacom adding capped plans. It's not a large concern for most Internet subscribers, but can affect users who share their WiFi with multiple other household members or "power users" who consume a large amount of high-def content. Caps with cable plans are generally around 1 Terabyte, which is more than 99 percent of customers use. Potential Mediacom Cable customers in Mitchellville should confirm data caps when signing up, and not presume them based soley on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Mitchellville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL and Fiber 98.5%+ 940 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 98.6%+ 50 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 73.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
NexGen Communications Fiber 23.2%+ 10 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 15.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 10.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Mitchellville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Mitchellville 9.8 Mbps 6 $0.25 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +339.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +97.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +89.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +101.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +105.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )