Internet Providers in Robins, Iowa

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Residential Internet Statistics for Robins, IA
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 63.72 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.99%

Internet Access in Robins, Iowa

Consumers will find 14 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Robins. There are 4 mobile Internet providers.

We should note here that since FCC coverage data is tallied up twice a year and only published 6+ months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

DSL Internet providers connect customers to Internet services via phone lines, which is why it is marketed through telecom companies that historically offered telephone connections. DSL is serviceable to 99.29 percent of Robins homes. In spite of the issues with DSL infrastructure, Robins's weighted average network speeds come out above Iowa's weighted average by 12.49 percent.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Robins's most common wired broadband options.

Explore our maps on this page for insights about how availability varies across specific neighborhoods at the census block level. Our latest data shows that the average census block in area has 5.2+ Internet service companies.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Robins, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
USA Communications (Iowa) 1,000 Mbps Fiber and Cable 8s
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Robins, Iowa

  • USA - 99.0% Availability in Robins - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 99.3% Availability in Robins - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 97.4% Availability in Robins - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Mediacom - 21.2% Availability in Robins - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Robins - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Robins - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Robins

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Robins is the 56th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Marion, but behind Cedar Rapids, Palo, Hiawatha, and Center Point.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Linn 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: 99% of people living in Robins 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 99% of Robins 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 Linn County, approximately 6,000 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 in Robins

Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the common providers in the area currently use data caps on home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because subscribers view them as a strategy to stop streaming. Providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Robins

Provider Type Coverage Speed
USA Communications (Iowa) Fiber, Cable, and Fixed Wireless 99.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 99.3%+ 100 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 97.4%+ 50 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 21.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 34.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 23.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Robins to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Robins 63.7 Mbps 8 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +285.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +43.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +36 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +48 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +51.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )