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Internet providers in Atlantic, IA

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Atlantic, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 20 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream $37.00 15 - 1.5 MbpsDSL6.178%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Cumberland Telephone Company $65.00 25 - 10 MbpsDSL18%
Casey Mutual Telephone Company $44.95 5 - 200 MbpsFiber-optic1.324%
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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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Average internet speeds in Atlantic

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 26 Mbps 6 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 113 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 36 Mbps 12 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Atlantic

The largest internet providers in Atlantic are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Cumberland Telephone Company bringing DSL and cable 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, Cumberland Telephone Company, offers DSL to around 18% of Atlantic residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Atlantic, $51.21.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Atlantic, $1.77.

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, 162 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, $51.21.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Atlantic, $1.77.

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, 162 Mbps.

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Cumberland Telephone Company DSL internet

Provider

Cumberland Telephone Company

Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

18%

DSL from Cumberland Telephone Company offers broadband to a limited number of households in Atlantic covering 18% of the area.

DSL internet from Cumberland Telephone Company 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 Cumberland Telephone Company start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Atlantic, $51.21.

Cumberland Telephone Company customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Atlantic, $1.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cumberland Telephone Company offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Atlantic. These download speeds are available to 18% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Atlantic's providers, 162 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Atlantic, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Atlantic, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Atlantic and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Atlantic at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Atlantic at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Atlantic residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Atlantic may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Atlantic DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

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, $51.21.

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

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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.