Internet providers in Atlantic, IA

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Atlantic internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Atlantic is comparable to the rest of Iowa - 96%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Atlantic area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Atlantic residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.320% of those living in Atlantic.

There are eight internet providers serving the Atlantic area, and 96.91% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Atlantic's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Atlantic

The largest internet providers in Atlantic are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Atlantic.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Atlantic residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 98% of the area. Atlantic’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Atlantic residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Atlantic covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Atlantic to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Atlantic, $41.79.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Atlantic, $2.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Atlantic. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Atlantic's providers, 212 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Atlantic covering 98% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Atlantic residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Atlantic, $41.79.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.33 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Atlantic, $2.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Atlantic. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Atlantic's providers, 212 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Atlantic covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Atlantic where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Atlantic, $41.79.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Atlantic, $2.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Atlantic. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Atlantic's providers, 212 Mbps.

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Atlantic, IA internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 20 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 1.5 MbpsDSL6.178%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Cumberland Telephone Company - -DSL18%
Casey Mutual Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic1.324%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Atlantic with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Atlantic. The next fastest internet provider in Atlantic is Casey Mutual Telephone Company, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 1.324% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Atlantic with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Atlantic, $41.79.

Casey Mutual Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Atlantic, covering 1.324% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.