Internet Providers in Otho, IA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Otho, IA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$71.98|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Otho, Iowa
Internet Access in Otho, Iowa
Information here is calculated from the twice-annual FCC coverage filings. We leverage direct provider reports to enhance that data. Plan, pricing, and other data on BroadbandNow is collected manually by our market research team. To date, we've collected and verified 248 Internet plans in Otho since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1 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.
DSL broadband is widely available in comparison with other Internet services within Otho since it relies on phone lines for sending digital data. Therefore, seeing as most homes are wired with landline access, it makes sense that Otho would have 80.14 percent DSL coverage.
Frontier Communications is one of the top three providers in Otho. They are available to 78 percent of the area.
Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
For more info, explore the map below and use the zoom tools to explore. You'll find that the average amount of broadband competition is 1.74 service providers per census block. Unfortunately, this low amount of competition leaves 64.95 percent of consumers in the area with only one provider.
Internet Statistics 2021
65.0% of consumers in Otho500 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 Otho, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|WMTel||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Otho, Iowa
- Frontier - 78.6% Availability in Otho - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association - 37.7% Availability in Otho - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Mediacom - 26.2% Availability in Otho - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Rise Broadband - 21.7% Availability in Otho - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- WMTel - 10.7% Availability in Otho - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association - 7.9% Availability in Otho - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Otho - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Otho - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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 in Otho
Data from our market research team suggests that common ISPs in the area currently use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because consumers view them as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers insist caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Otho
|Frontier Communications||DSL||78.6%+||115 Mbps|
|Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association||Fiber||37.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Mediacom Cable||Cable||26.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||21.7%+||50 Mbps|
|WMTel||DSL and Fixed Wireless||10.7%+||50 Mbps|
|Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association||Fiber||7.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||46.4%+||50 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||41.8%+||115 Mbps|
|Mediacom Business||Cable||15.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Otho to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Otho||2.6 Mbps||9||$0.92 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +412.8 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.45 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +116.3 Mbps )||18 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +113.6 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +124.8 Mbps )||21 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +125 Mbps )||9||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|