Internet Providers in Half Way, MO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Half Way, MO
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 300 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $46.8

Internet Access in Half Way, Missouri

Half Way offers 8 residential Internet providers, or 12 if you include business and mobile. There are 5 broadband choices, most likely DSL service.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As you might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Half Way.

The plans listed on this page are manually gathered by our data team. We've collected 168 Internet plans in the area around Half Way since 2014.

There is above-average competition between companies in Half Way, but 1,000 locals can't get service from multiple providers. The consequence of this is that if they aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they have to use a poor quality wireless. However, this issue isn't widespread in Half Way. The majority of households have 4-5 options for Internet service.

Satellite is the best-performing network type with coverage around Half Way that buyers should consider. The lack of broadband Internet services in the area is to blame for poor average download speeds. Half Way average download speeds clock in 77.53% below the state average. Regardless, 30.89 Mbps is enough to support most modern applications like streaming YouTube. Data caps are common in Half Way. Data limits pose more of an issue when it comes to streaming video than speeds alone.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Half Way with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Half Way is the 354th most connected city in Missouri ahead of Urbana, Buffalo, and Elkland, but behind Pleasant Hope and Bolivar.
  • The fastest zip code in Half Way for July 2021 is 65663. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Half Way, Missouri

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s 93.2%
Windstream 300 Mbps Cable 27s 49.8%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 3.1%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Half Way

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Half Way is the 354th most connected city in Missouri ahead of Urbana, Buffalo, and Elkland, but behind Pleasant Hope and Bolivar.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Polk 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.

Approximately 50% of Half Way 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.

As of this month, 65663 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Half Way.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Polk County, approximately 3,000 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 Half Way

Data from our research team suggests that many of the popular ISPs place a limit on streaming on home broadband packages. Data caps are disliked since consumers view them as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is over-the-top streaming services, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Half Way to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Half Way 30.9 Mbps 8 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +503.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +117.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +129.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +138.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +131.2 Mbps ) 8 $0.38 ( $0.00 )