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Internet Providers in Osceola, Iowa
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Internet Access in Osceola, Iowa
The average Osceola household has access to Internet service from 1.99 different providers.
Windstream as well as Mediacom Cable can also provide coverage in Osceola, with significant shared coverage areas in some neighborhoods.
The plans shown above are collected individually by our data analysis team. The 55 plans shown are the most relevant of 319 plans we've collected in Osceola to date.
DSL and cable are the two dominant network options around Osceola, frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Cable performance is overall better and more consistent, but overall performance we've recorded with either Internet technology type are similar.
According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Osceola as measured by coverage. The more common providers often cover the same addresses in most neighborhoods around Osceola.
Internet Statistics 2022
17.6% of consumers in Osceola1,000 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 Osceola, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||96.6%|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||73.4%|
|GRM Networks||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||2.6%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||29.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||29.0%|
|SCC Networks||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||1.9%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Osceola
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.
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 Caps Around Osceola
Data collected by our researchers shows that top ISPs in the area use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue since consumers view them as a tactic to stop "cord cutting", while providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is streaming video, which can use 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Osceola to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Osceola||72.1 Mbps||10||$0.53 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +473.5 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +89.2 Mbps )||20 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +108.8 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +114.5 Mbps )||26 ( +16 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +107 Mbps )||10||$0.41 ( $0.00 )|