Internet Providers in New Sharon, Iowa
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Residential Internet Statistics for New Sharon, IA
|Wired Internet Providers:||6|
|Average Speed Test Result:||2.07 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||33.35%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in New Sharon, Iowa
Internet Access in New Sharon, Iowa
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most availability in New Sharon. HughesNet is also widely available.
The level of competition between broadband providers in the New Sharon area is strong. The average home has 3-4 Internet providers available in their area. Internet access isn't spread out fairly, however. A surprising 35.75 percent of the population are limited to one or fewer options for broadband service.
Windstream is another common broadband option for New Sharon, offering primarily DSL service with coverage in 81 percent of the area. Mahaska Communication Group is another alternative wireless service to 98 percent of the area, although it has to have roof access and proximity to a Mahaska Communication Group access point.
Cable and DSL Internet service providers like Windstream make up the primary network systems with availability around New Sharon.
The broadband availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of government data and privatized data collected from telecom industry sources. Averaged statistics about speed and performance data is sourced primarily via M-Labs, which is the speed test tool integrated into our site as well as Google and Chrome queries.  Our market research team has hand-filed package price and plan details on 247 broadband deals in the New Sharon market as of 2021.
Internet Statistics 2021
35.8% of consumers in New Sharon900 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 New Sharon, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Mahaska Communication Group||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Windstream||200 Mbps||DSL and Cable||40s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Barnes City Cooperative Telephone Company||10 Mbps||DSL||13m 39s|
|Sully Telephone Association||10 Mbps||DSL||13m 39s|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in New Sharon, Iowa
- Windstream - 81.4% Availability in New Sharon - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
- Mediacom - 54.1% Availability in New Sharon - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Rise Broadband - 17.3% Availability in New Sharon - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Barnes City Cooperative Telephone Company - 6.2% Availability in New Sharon - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
- SullyTel - 2.6% Availability in New Sharon - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
- Mahaska Communication Group - 1.2% Availability in New Sharon - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in New Sharon - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in New Sharon - 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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Around New Sharon
Data from our research team shows that popular ISPs in the area place a limit on streaming for their home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since customers see them as a tactic to stop video streaming. Providers insist that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which easily uses 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In New Sharon
|Mahaska Communication Group||Fiber and Fixed Wireless||98.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Windstream||DSL and Cable||81.4%+||200 Mbps|
|Mediacom Cable||Cable||54.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||17.3%+||50 Mbps|
|Barnes City Cooperative Telephone Company||DSL||6.2%+||10 Mbps|
|Sully Telephone Association||DSL||2.6%+||10 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||100%||50 Mbps|
|Mahaska Communication Group||Fixed Wireless and Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Mediacom Business||Cable||25.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare New Sharon to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|New Sharon||2.1 Mbps||10||$1.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +347 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +105 Mbps )||18 ( +8 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +97.6 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +109.6 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +113.2 Mbps )||9 ( -1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|