Internet Providers in Osceola, IA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Osceola, IA
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 16
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $75.31

Internet Access in Osceola, Iowa

The average Osceola household has access to Internet service from 1.92 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 46 plans shown are the most relevant of 321 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 2021

1,000 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
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Windstream 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
GRM Networks 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
Windstream 200 Mbps Cable 40s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
SCC Networks 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Osceola, Iowa

  • Windstream - DSL - 96.6% Availability in Osceola - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 73.3% Availability in Osceola - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Windstream - Cable - 14.3% Availability in Osceola - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Windstream - Fiber - 2.9% Availability in Osceola - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • GRM - Fiber - 2.6% Availability in Osceola - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Osceola - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Osceola - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Osceola

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Osceola is the 490th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Winterset, Saint Charles, and Leon, but behind Afton and New Virginia.

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

Approximately 200 people in Clarke 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.

Fiber Availability: 6% of people living in Osceola have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 82% of Osceola 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 Clarke County, approximately 600 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Osceola

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Windstream DSL 96.6%+ 200 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 73.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Cable 14.3%+ 200 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 2.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
GRM Networks Fiber 2.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
SCC Networks Fiber 1.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
GRM Networks Fiber 35.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
SCC Networks Fiber 23.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 14.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 0.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Osceola to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Osceola 50.9 Mbps 8 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +364.5 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +68 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +65.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +76.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +76.7 Mbps ) 8 $0.18 ( $0.00 )