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Internet providers in Bettendorf, IA

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Bettendorf, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic6.365%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL95%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Alpha Enterprises $31.50 4 - 20 MbpsDSL40%
Geneseo Communications Services $44.95 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic7.764%
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Bettendorf internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Bettendorf 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 Bettendorf area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Bettendorf 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 13% of those living in Bettendorf.

There are eight internet providers serving the Bettendorf area, and 97.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Bettendorf's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Bettendorf

The largest internet providers in Bettendorf are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Alpha Enterprises bringing DSL and cable options to Bettendorf.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Bettendorf residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 98% of the area. Bettendorf’s third most-available internet provider, Alpha Enterprises, offers DSL to around 40% of Bettendorf residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Bettendorf covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Bettendorf 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bettendorf, $43.92.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bettendorf, $1.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Bettendorf. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bettendorf's providers, 326 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/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 Bettendorf covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bettendorf, $43.92.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bettendorf, $1.69.

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 Bettendorf. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bettendorf's providers, 326 Mbps.

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Alpha Enterprises DSL internet

Provider

Alpha Enterprises

Starting price*
$31.5/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

40%

DSL from Alpha Enterprises offers broadband to about half of households in Bettendorf covering 40% of the area.

DSL internet from Alpha Enterprises uses telephone lines in Bettendorf 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 Alpha Enterprises start at $31.5/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bettendorf, $43.92.

Alpha Enterprises customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.88 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bettendorf, $1.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Alpha Enterprises offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Bettendorf. These download speeds are available to 40% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bettendorf's providers, 326 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Bettendorf and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bettendorf at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Bettendorf at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Bettendorf 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 Bettendorf may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 Bettendorf cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Bettendorf with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.365% of households in Bettendorf. The next fastest internet provider in Bettendorf is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Bettendorf with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bettendorf, $43.92.

Geneseo Communications Services is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Bettendorf, covering 7.764% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Bettendorf and is available to 6.365% of households.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.