Internet providers in Burlington, IA

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Burlington, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL76%
Windstream $19.99 15 - 1.5 MbpsDSL4.023%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
LISCO - -Fiber-optic13%
LISCO - -DSL12%
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Burlington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Burlington 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 Burlington area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Burlington residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 23% of those living in Burlington.

There are nine internet providers serving the Burlington area, and 99.22% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Burlington's nine internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Burlington

The largest internet providers in Burlington are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Danville Mutual Telephone Company bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Burlington.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Burlington residents, covering 76% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 100% of the area. Burlington’s third most-available internet provider, Danville Mutual Telephone Company, offers fiber-optic to around 11% of Burlington residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

76%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Burlington covering 76% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Burlington 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 Burlington, $42.65.

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 Burlington, $1.78.

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 Burlington. These download speeds are available to 76% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Burlington's providers, 363 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

100%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Burlington covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Burlington 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 Burlington, $42.65.

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 Burlington, $1.78.

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 Burlington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Burlington's providers, 363 Mbps.

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Danville Mutual Telephone Company fiber-optic internet

Provider

Danville Mutual Telephone Company

Starting price*
$50.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Fiber-optic from Danville Mutual Telephone Company offers broadband to a limited number of households in Burlington covering 11% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Danville Mutual Telephone Company is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Burlington than other internet types.

Internet prices for Danville Mutual Telephone Company start at $50.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Burlington, $42.65.

Danville Mutual Telephone Company customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 3 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $16.98 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Burlington, $1.78.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Danville Mutual Telephone Company offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Burlington. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Burlington's providers, 363 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Burlington and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Burlington at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Burlington at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Burlington residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Burlington with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Burlington. The next fastest internet provider in Burlington is Danville Mutual Telephone Company, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 11% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Burlington with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Burlington, $42.65.

LISCO is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Burlington, covering 13% of the city. Danville Mutual Telephone Company also offers fiber internet in Burlington and is available to 11% 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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.