Internet Providers in Sumner, Iowa
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Residential Internet Statistics for Sumner, IA
|Wired Internet Providers:||7|
|Average Speed Test Result:||33.7 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||16.09%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Sumner, Iowa
Internet Access in Sumner, Iowa
Looking at network types, cable Internet service is currently the most available wired high speed choice within Sumner limits. According to our coverage data, it is the only wired option for most all addresses in Sumner.
Since FCC data is currently tallied up biannually and only published six or more months later, availability shown here may not be complete.
Mediacom Cable is also a common Internet choice in Sumner, offering Cable service with coverage in 58 percent of the area. LTD Broadband is another alternative wireless service worth noting to 96 percent of local residents. Keep in mind fixed wireless requires roof access and proximity to a LTD Broadband tower or access point.
Competition between broadband providers in Sumner is relatively strong. The average resident has about 3 providers to choose from. Access isn't distributed fairly, however. A surprising 25.29 percent of households in the area still only have one or zero options for true broadband services.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Sumner so far as coverage area. These companies frequently cover the same addresses around Sumner.
Internet Statistics 2021
25.3% of consumers in Sumner800 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 Sumner, Iowa
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Hawkeye Telephone Company||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Butler-Bremer Communications||200 Mbps||Fiber||40s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|Oran Mutual Telephone Company||50 Mbps||Fiber||2m 43s|
|RTC Communications||200 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||40s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sumner, Iowa
- Mediacom - 58.6% Availability in Sumner - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Hawkeye Telephone Company - 8.0% Availability in Sumner - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Butler-Bremer - 7.3% Availability in Sumner - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
- RTC - 3.4% Availability in Sumner - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
- Oran Mutual Telephone Company - 3.4% Availability in Sumner - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Sumner - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Sumner - 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 and Video Streaming in Sumner
Data collected by our market researchers shows that popular providers in Sumner currently use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see them as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Sumner
|LTD Broadband||Fixed Wireless||96.4%+||100 Mbps|
|Mediacom Cable||Cable||58.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Community Digital Wireless||Fixed Wireless||31.8%+||9 Mbps|
|Hawkeye Telephone Company||DSL and Fiber||8.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Butler-Bremer Communications||Fiber||7.3%+||200 Mbps|
|Allamakee-Clayton Electric Cooperative||Fixed Wireless||7.1%+||20 Mbps|
|RTC Communications||DSL and Fiber||3.4%+||200 Mbps|
|Oran Mutual Telephone Company||Fiber||3.4%+||50 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Butler-Bremer Communications||Fiber||87.8%+||200 Mbps|
|Community Digital Wireless||Fiber||19.8%+||100 Mbps|
|Mediacom Business||Cable||16.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Sumner to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Sumner||33.7 Mbps||14||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +315.4 Mbps )||15 ( +1 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +73.4 Mbps )||18 ( +4 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +66 Mbps )||15 ( +1 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +78 Mbps )||21 ( +7 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +81.6 Mbps )||9 ( -5 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Sumner
After trying five different rural broadband providers, we finally found great speed and service at a reasonable price. Outages are rare and quickly resolved. We even received a hardware upgrade at no charge.