Internet providers in Boone, IA

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Boone, IA internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream $75 10 - 25 MbpsFiber-optic0.118%
Windstream $27 10 - 10 MbpsCable0.135%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 1.5 MbpsDSL4.212%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
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Boone internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Boone 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 Boone area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Boone 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 2.570% of those living in Boone.

There are eight internet providers serving the Boone area, and 97.09% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Boone's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Boone

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

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

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Boone 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 Boone, $40.82.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Boone, $1.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Boone. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Boone's providers, 198 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 Boone covering 98% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Boone 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 Boone, $40.82.

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 Boone, $1.70.

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 Boone. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Boone's providers, 198 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 Boone covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Boone 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 Boone, $40.82.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Boone, $1.70.

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 Boone. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Boone's providers, 198 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Boone with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Boone. The next fastest internet provider in Boone is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Boone with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Boone, $40.82.

Cooperative Telephone Exchange is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Boone, covering 2.081% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in Boone and is available to 0.118% of households.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.