Internet Providers in Ocheyedan, IA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Ocheyedan, IA
Internet Providers: 13
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $54.55

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.

  • There are 16 internet providers in Ocheyedan with 13 of those offering residential service
  • Ocheyedan is the 134th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Sanborn, Milford, and Sibley, but behind Hartley and Worthington.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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%
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s 83.8%
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%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ocheyedan

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Ocheyedan is the 134th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Sanborn, Milford, and Sibley, but behind Hartley and Worthington.

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

Approximately 400 people in Osceola 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 48% of Ocheyedan 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 Osceola County, approximately 1,000 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 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 )