Internet Providers in Stark City, MO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Stark City, MO
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 17
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $87.5

Internet Access in Stark City, Missouri

Stark City has a total of 9 Internet providers with home connections, and a total of 14 including specialized business and mobile providers. (Note that some may be "doubles" as many incumbent providers advertise residential service and business service under separate branches.)

Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area for Stark City residents. virtually one hundred percent of Stark City census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most common second option, serving practically one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan we've seen for HughesNet for Stark City is 25 Mbps.

In terms of network technology in use the area, the most frequently available wired Internet tech infrastructures are Satellite and DSL, with near one hundred percent and 67.32% respectively. DSL is delivered by phone lines, and is sold by providers like Windstream that own phone lines. The twisted copper construction seen in phone lines results in slightly less bandwidth compared to more modern techs like cable and several times less than fiber.

The information on this page comes from FCC filings, and is cross-validated through private data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more accurate listings than governmental websites. Data on pricing of individual Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year. We've analyzed 336 Stark City Internet plans from 2014 to the present, with 48 Internet packages currently available in the area.

Activate the interactive map below to explore Internet service competition at the street level. Although the majority of areas have around 3 options for service, some areas are less connected and might only have one company available.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 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 Stark City, Missouri

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 21.6%
Granby Telephone Company 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 26.0%
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s 67.3%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
SGO Broadband 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 3.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Stark City

Stark City Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Stark City is the 167th most connected city in Missouri ahead of Neosho, Diamond, Sarcoxie, and Granby, but behind Pierce City.

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

Approximately 10,000 people in Newton 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.

Fiber Availability: 27% of people living in Stark City have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 38% of Stark City 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.

In Newton County, approximately 14,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Stark City

Data collected by our market researchers shows that common ISPs in the area use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since consumers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.