Internet providers in Carroll, IA

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Carroll internet service at a glance

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

There are eight internet providers serving the Carroll area, and 99.34% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Carroll'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 Carroll

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

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Carroll 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 Carroll, $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 Carroll, $1.99.

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 Carroll. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Carroll's providers, 251 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

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Carroll covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Carroll 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 Carroll, $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 Carroll, $1.99.

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 Carroll. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Carroll's providers, 251 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 Carroll covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Carroll 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 Carroll, $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 Carroll, $1.99.

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 Carroll. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Carroll's providers, 251 Mbps.

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Carroll, IA internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 20 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 MbpsDSL2.363%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 MbpsCable0.043%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Breda Telephone Corp. - -Fiber-optic100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

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

Breda Telephone Corp. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Carroll, covering 100% 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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.