How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Collins, Missouri
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Internet Access in Collins, Missouri
Competition between Internet service providers is low in the Collins area. According to FCC coverage data, the average subscriber in Collins has exactly 0.73 options for Internet service.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Collins's most widely available wired Internet choices.
CenturyLink is another common broadband option for Collins, offering primarily DSL service available to 72 percent of the area.
DSL providers deliver broadband services via phone lines on utility poles. This explains why DSL is sold through companies that also offer phone service. DSL network technology is serviceable to 72.15 percent of addresses in Collins. See the graphical tools below for insights into how the advertised speed and performance line up with current customers' performance locally.
The broadband availability stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of government data and private data we source directly from industry sources or through private third parties. Average statistics shown below regarding speed and performance data is sourced via M-Labs, the speed test utility integrated into our site as well as Google and Chrome search results. The BroadbandNow market research team has hand-sourced pricing on 160 Internet deals in Collins to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Collins1,000 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 Collins, Missouri
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||72.2%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|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.
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 Around Collins
Data from our researchers shows that popular ISPs in the area currently use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since consumers see them as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers explain that caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is streaming video, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hr.