Internet Providers in Oxford, IA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Oxford, IA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$64.36|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Oxford, Iowa
Internet Access in Oxford, Iowa
The average residence in Oxford has 2.85 providers available. This is a normal level of competition, seeing as most companies that provide Internet packages were formerly cable TV or telephone providers, and most houses have long been wired for one of each.
As is normal for a city of Oxford's relatively low level of broadband competition, the average download speeds in Oxford fall short of the Iowa average. (10.19 Mbps, as compared to Iowa's 60.45 Mbps weighted average over the past twelve months.)
The broadband packages displayed above are gathered manually by our data science team.
Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, South Slope also serves Oxford with DSL service in 94 percent of residents and a maximum speed of 20 Mbps. Fixed wireless providers such as Sharon Telephone Company can deliver as much as 1 Mbps using direct wireless links. There are 5 providers with enterprise-level service like MPLS. Explore the map below to compare how many options residents have on a granular level, or check our speed data to see how local ISPs compare in real-world speed tests.
Internet Statistics 2021
6.2% of consumers in Oxford100 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 Oxford, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|South Slope||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||Cable||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Sharon Company Company||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit||940 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|South Slope||20 Mbps||DSL||6m 49s|
|Sharon Telephone Company||12 Mbps||DSL||11m 22s|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Oxford, Iowa
- South Slope - Fiber - 10.7% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- South Slope - DSL - 95.0% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
- Windstream - DSL - 88.6% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
- Mediacom - Cable - 43.3% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- STC - DSL - 8.7% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 12 Mbps
- Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 11.9% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- STC - Fiber - 8.7% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- CenturyLink - DSL - 4.0% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Windstream - Cable - 1.6% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - Fiber - 1.6% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Windstream - Fiber - 1.2% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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 Oxford
Many Internet providers have been moving to impose data "plans" to their residential broadband plans recently. This trend is certainly true for the Oxford market, with Internet companies such as Mediacom featuring plans with data caps. It's not a large concern for the majority of residents, but may affect users that stream a large amount of high-def content. Data caps on cable packages are generally in the neighborhood of one Terabyte. This is a problem for fewer than one percent of Internet users. Mediacom Cable customers in Oxford should verify data caps before signing up.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Oxford
|South Slope||Fiber||10.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|South Slope||DSL||95.0%+||20 Mbps|
|Mediacom Cable||Cable||43.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Sharon Telephone Company||DSL||8.7%+||12 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||11.9%+||50 Mbps|
|Sharon Company Company||Fiber||8.7%+||100 Mbps|
|Sharon Telephone Company||Fixed Wireless||8.7%+||1.0 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit||Fiber||1.6%+||940 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|South Slope||Fiber||12.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|South Slope||DSL||100%||20 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||22.3%+||100 Mbps|
|Unite Private Networks||Fiber||14.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||5.3%+||100 Mbps|
|Mediacom Business||Cable||7.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||Fiber||2.0%+||940 Mbps|
Compare Oxford to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Oxford||10.2 Mbps||14||$0.53 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +405.2 Mbps )||15 ( +1 )||$0.54 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +108.7 Mbps )||17 ( +3 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +106 Mbps )||14||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +117.2 Mbps )||23 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +117.4 Mbps )||8 ( -6 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|