Internet Providers in Loa, UT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Loa, UT
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $58.96

Internet Access in Loa, Utah

Internet service availability and competition in Loa is not robust in comparison with other parts of Utah. 93.53 percent of local addresses have one (or fewer) options for true broadband Internet services at their location. In terms of connectivity, Loa ranks at 84th out of 239 cities in Utah.

The data on this page is sourced via FCC filings. Then, it's cross-validated against private data sources to create more accurate listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans every year. There are a total of 75 plans collected in Loa from 2014–present, with 15 Internet or bundled deals currently available in the area.

South Central Communications is an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet service for residents of Loa. fixed wireless providers like Eleven Dimensions can offer 3 Mbps or more over wireless technology. Aside from residential Internet, there are also 2 providers in the area selling specialized enterprise and business products and services such as T1. Our listings include every provider with business plans online, although some sell both residential and business-class broadband.

Taking a look now at network tech installed across Loa, the most common physical wire Internet technology infrastructures are Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (virtually one hundred percent coverage). Fiber infrastructure uses newer fiber-optic lines, which are made of tiny, thin glass or plastic strands which can transmit binary data as light. Fiber provides better speed and uptime, but sometimes switch to slower copper wires in the "last mile" near subscribers. As a result, some fiber connections might not offer true "gigabit" performance.

Viasat Internet is the most common overall. They have Internet coverage reaching close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available for virtually one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat is 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. Anything over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be sufficient to stream lower-quality video on WiFi. However, it may become problematic for multiple users or high-bandwidth services such as Skype, cloud apps, and etc. Explore our coverage maps below to see how Internet options compare at the census block level.

  • There are 7 internet providers in Loa with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Loa is the 84th most connected city in Utah ahead of Monroe, Panguitch, Salina, and Ferron, but behind Richfield.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Loa: Fremont

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Loa, Utah

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
South Central Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
South Central Communications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Loa, Utah

  • South Central - DSL - 6.6% Availability in Loa - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • South Central - Fiber - 99.9% Availability in Loa - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Loa - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Loa - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Loa

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Loa is the 84th most connected city in Utah ahead of Monroe, Panguitch, Salina, and Ferron, but behind Richfield.

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

Approximately 40 people in Wayne 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: 100% of people living in Loa 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.

In Wayne County, approximately 300 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.

Internet access in Loa neighborhoods

To date, we've analyzed data on Internet coverage in these neighborhoods in Loa: Fremont.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Loa

Provider Type Coverage Speed
South Central Communications DSL 6.6%+ 50 Mbps
South Central Communications Fiber 99.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Eleven Dimensions Fixed Wireless 86.6%+ 3.0 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
South Central Communications DSL 64.9%+ 50 Mbps
South Central Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps

Compare Loa to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Loa 29.3 Mbps 5 $0.11 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +386.1 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +89.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +86.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +98.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +98.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )