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Internet Providers in Ronald, Washington
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Internet Access in Ronald, Washington
Information on BroadbandNow is based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider reports to validate the data, down to the census block or lit address level. Plane and pricing data is gathered manually by our research team. Locally, we've collected and verified 122 broadband plans in the area around Ronald since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1,485 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Considering network technologies in use within Ronald, we see that the most prevalent physical wire broadband tech types are Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage) and DSL and Fiber (practically one hundred percent coverage).
93.55 percent of Ronald residents have a single option for wired Internet, or none at all.
Viasat Internet is the most common option in Ronald. The provider is available to virtually one hundred percent of Ronald. HughesNet is the most common second choice, providing close to one hundred percent of Ronald with predominantly Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's fastest package for Ronald is 25 Mbps.
Aside from the Internet providers listed above, Inland Networks provides a third option for wired broadband in virtually one hundred percent of Ronald.
Internet Statistics 2021
93.6% of consumers in Ronald700 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 Ronald, Washington
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Inland Networks||100 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||1m 21s||99.9%|
|Bluespan||50 Mbps||Cable||2m 43s||21.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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 Cord Cutting Around Ronald
Data collected by our researchers suggests that top ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on data use on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because subscribers view them as a strategy to limit streaming, while providers explain data caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Ronald to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ronald||87.1 Mbps||5||$1.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +447.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +61.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +73.5 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +82.4 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +75 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|