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Internet Providers in Stuart, Iowa
Residential Internet Statistics for Stuart, IA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$81.54|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Stuart, Iowa:
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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. (4.8 Mbps, as compared to Iowa's 69.32 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
16.2% of consumers in Stuart300 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||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||67.9%|
|Panora Telco||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||2.7%|
|Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone||200 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||40s||45.1%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||81.4%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||4.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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 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.
Compare Stuart to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Stuart||4.8 Mbps||11||$0.59 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +529.6 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +144 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +155.8 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +164.7 Mbps )||23 ( +12 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +157.3 Mbps )||8 ( -3 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|