Internet Providers in Stuart, IA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Stuart, IA
Internet Providers: 12
Internet Plans: 16
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $84.54

Internet Access in Stuart, Iowa

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Stuart. HughesNet is also commonly available.

As might be expected with a city of Stuart's level of telecom competitiveness, the average speeds recorded within city limits fall under the Iowa average. (8.48 Mbps, as compared to Iowa's 60.45 Mbps weighted average over the past twelve months.)

CenturyLink and Mediacom Cable also offer Internet service in Stuart, offering 81 percent and 67 percent coverage within the city respectively.

The Internet plans shown on this page are collected by hand by our research staff.

Activate the interactive map shown below to explore broadband competition at the street level. You should find that while most census blocks have about 3 options, others can be less fortunate and may only have one company available. Even in 2021, a notable 16.22 percent of residents are in this predicament.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Stuart, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Panora Telco 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone 200 Mbps Fiber 40s
CenturyLink 140 Mbps DSL 58s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Windstream 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s
Panora Telco 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Stuart, Iowa

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 81.4% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 140 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 67.9% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone - DSL - 45.1% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - Fiber - 12.3% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone - Fiber - 8.2% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Panora Telco - Fiber - 2.7% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Windstream - DSL - 4.4% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Panora Telco - DSL - 2.4% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Stuart

Stuart Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Stuart is the 90th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Guthrie Center, Adel, Panora, and Earlham, but behind Greenfield.

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

Approximately 300 people in Guthrie 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: 22% of people living in Stuart 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 84% of Stuart 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 Guthrie County, approximately 1,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Stuart

Data collected by our research team shows that common ISPs in the area currently place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because customers view them as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers maintain that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Stuart

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 81.4%+ 140 Mbps
PowerNet Fixed Wireless 91.2%+ 100 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 67.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone DSL 45.1%+ 10 Mbps
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit Fiber 12.3%+ 940 Mbps
Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone Fiber 8.2%+ 200 Mbps
Panora Telco Fiber 2.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream DSL 4.4%+ 100 Mbps
Panora Telco DSL 2.4%+ 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 140 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 14.8%+ 940 Mbps
Panora Telco Fiber 11.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 14.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Stuart to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Stuart 8.5 Mbps 11 $0.63 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +406.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +110.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +107.7 Mbps ) 14 ( +3 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +118.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +119.1 Mbps ) 8 ( -3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )