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Internet Providers in Lathrop, Missouri
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Internet Access in Lathrop, Missouri
Consumers will find 9 Internet providers in Lathrop. 3 of these are mobile LTE companies and 6 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
Wireless Internet connections suffer from a variety of notable problems that make wireless not particularly convenient for broadband access. Limited data use ("data caps") are the biggest inconvenience, although it's worth noting fixed wireless data caps tend to be similar to those on wired Internet service.
Keep in mind, since FCC availability data is collected twice a year and only made public six or more months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Most Lathrop homes have 2-3 providers to choose from. Competition is desireable. It results in two ISPs competing on prices. This high level of choice isn't distributed evenly, however — as a surprising 95.04 of the local population still has only one option for wired broadband access.
According to the latest FCC filings, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Lathrop so far as coverage. As the maps below illustrate, these providers often compete at addresses around Lathrop.
Internet Statistics 2021
95.0% of consumers in Lathrop4,000 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 Lathrop, Missouri
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|GRM Networks||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||91.2%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||9.5%|
|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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Lathrop
Data from our research team shows that popular ISPs currently place some sort of limit on streaming on residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers explain that they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Lathrop to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Lathrop||39.5 Mbps||6||$0.85 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +494.9 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +109.3 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +121.1 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +130 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +122.6 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|