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Internet providers in Chariton, IA

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Chariton, IA internet providers

Provider
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL98%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsCable14%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.276%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Chariton internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Chariton 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 Chariton area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Chariton residents. Cable 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 64% of those living in Chariton.

There are five internet providers serving the Chariton area, and 98.44% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Chariton's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Chariton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 38 Mbps 14 Mbps DSL
Rise Broadband 24 Mbps 5 Mbps Wireless
HughesNet 16 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Mediacom 102 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Chariton

The largest internet providers in Chariton are Mediacom, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Chariton.

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

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 Chariton covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Chariton 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 Chariton, $46.23.

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 Chariton, $1.13.

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 Chariton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chariton's providers, 263 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Chariton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Chariton 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Chariton, $46.23.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chariton, $1.13.

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 Chariton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Chariton's providers, 263 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Chariton covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Chariton 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Chariton, $46.23.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chariton, $1.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Chariton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Chariton's providers, 263 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in Chariton with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Chariton. The next fastest internet provider in Chariton is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 14% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Chariton with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chariton, $46.23.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Chariton, covering 1.276% of the city.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.