Internet Providers in Osceola, Iowa

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Residential Internet Statistics for Osceola, IA
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 48.4 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 11.77%

Internet Access in Osceola, Iowa

The average Osceola household has access to Internet service from 1.92 different providers.

Mediacom Cable is the third largest wired broadband provider in Osceola according to coverage area, available for 73 percent of residents.

The plans shown above are collected individually by our data analysis team. The 39 plans shown are the most relevant of 298 plans we've collected in Osceola to date.

Bundled cable Internet, for now, is the primary network type in Osceola. Still, some areas might find that the only choice is wireless, such as satellite and LTE. As you can see with the map below, Internet coverage has some weak points in the Osceola area.

According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Osceola with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Osceola is the 479th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Saint Charles, Winterset, and Leon, but behind Afton and New Virginia.
  • The fastest zip code in Osceola for February 2021 is 50213. (see all below).

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
GRM Networks 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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

  • Mediacom - 73.3% Availability in Osceola - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • GRM - 2.6% Availability in Osceola - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Osceola - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Osceola - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Osceola

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Osceola is the 479th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Saint Charles, Winterset, 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.

Approximately 80% 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.

As of this month, 50213 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Osceola.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Clarke County, approximately 900 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
Mediacom Cable Cable 73.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
GRM Networks Fiber 2.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
SCC Networks Fiber 1.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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

Compare Osceola to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Osceola 48.4 Mbps 7 $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +300.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +58.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +51.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +63.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +66.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )