Logan, Iowa Broadband Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 6 choices for service in Logan, IA that meet this minimum speed threshold. Of course, many households will find this minimum speed is not sufficient for their needs, especially if they often have multiple downloads occurring simultaneously.
We aim to help you find the best choice when shopping for high speed internet service in Logan by using our ranking algorithm that takes into consideration the upload speed, download speed, coverage area and overall value. A summary of our results is as follows:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||LONG LINES||Cable||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||98.0%|
|2||Windstream||Cable, DSL, Fiber||200 Mbps||200 Mbps||99.9%|
|3||Future Technologies||wireless||100 Mbps||10 Mbps||100.0%|
|4||Western Iowa Wireless||wireless||50 Mbps||5 Mbps||73.7%|
|5||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|6||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Logan IA Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Logan which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Logan of 2.12 Mbps are slower than the Harrison County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Iowa.
Logan Internet Access Facts
Cable internet is available to 47.1% of Harrison County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 12.6% of Harrison County residents
The average internet download speed in Harrison County is 13.24 Mbps based upon 16512 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Logan is 27.8% slower than the average in Iowa and 35.6% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Logan is 2.12 Mbps. This is 1.4% slower than the Harrison County average and 81.7% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Fiber optic internet is available to 42.0% of Logan residents
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Logan residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks LONG LINES as the top provider for Logan, Iowa.
How do the internet speeds in Logan compare to other cities in Iowa?
What is Mbps?
Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.
What download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Logan, Iowa?
The following zip codes were used: 51546
Who has the fastest internet service in Logan?
LONG LINES with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Logan.
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Logan - Windstream.
What is an internet data cap?
Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.
Logan Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages