Internet Providers in Ocheyedan, IA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Ocheyedan, IA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$54.55|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Ocheyedan, Iowa
Internet Access in Ocheyedan, Iowa
Data on this page is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage filings. BroadbandNow leverages direct reporting from providers and other private datasets to further validate and enhance that information. Plane and pricing information is hand-gathered by our market research team. Locally, we've aggregated 241 Internet plans in Ocheyedan since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 6 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
51.92 percent of the Ocheyedan area is stuck with only one or zero Internet choices as of 2021. Adjusting for all census blocks in city limits, the average customer can find 2-3 Internet providers available. Areas that have more competition see lower pricing as the providers will often upgrade their services to win subscribers.
Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Ocheyedan.
As you might expect with a city of Ocheyedan's relatively low level of broadband service competitiveness, the average speeds recorded within city limits fall below the state average. The current average download speed for Ocheyedan over the past twelve months is 11.52 Mbps.
Aside from the Internet providers listed above, Windstream is another option to consider. They have Internet in 83 percent of the Ocheyedan area. Fixed wireless companies like Back 40 Wireless and satellite Internet providers including are also sometimes a good choice, but the incumbent wired providers usually offer a stronger deal when it comes to speed and pricing.
Internet Statistics 2021
51.9% of consumers in Ocheyedan500 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 Ocheyedan, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Consolidated Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||4.7%|
|Premier Communications||250 Mbps||Cable||32s||46.6%|
|Martelle Communications Co-op||110 Mbps||Cable||1m 14s||1.3%|
|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||9.2%|
|Martelle Communications Co-op||8 Mbps||Cable||17m 4s||1.3%|
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 and Cord Cutting Around Ocheyedan
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that top providers in Ocheyedan use data caps on home broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue because customers view them as a tactic to discourage "cord cutting", while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Ocheyedan to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ocheyedan||11.5 Mbps||13||$2.78 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +522.9 Mbps )||17 ( +4 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +137.3 Mbps )||17 ( +4 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +149.1 Mbps )||15 ( +2 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +158 Mbps )||23 ( +10 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +150.6 Mbps )||8 ( -5 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|