Internet providers in Chariton, IA

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Chariton, IA internet providers

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Provider
Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL98%
Windstream $75 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic1.276%
Windstream $27 10 - 50 MbpsCable14%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 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 cable, which covers 99% of Chariton residents. DSL 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 1.280% 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 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Chariton

The largest internet providers in Chariton are Windstream and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to Chariton.

DSL internet from Windstream is available to nearly all Chariton residents, covering 98% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Windstream, which covers 14% of the area. Chariton’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 99% of Chariton residents.

Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in Chariton covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Chariton 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Chariton, $39.98.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chariton, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Chariton. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Chariton's providers, 260 Mbps.

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Windstream cable internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$27/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

14%

Cable from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in Chariton covering 14% of the area.

Windstream’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 Windstream start at $27/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Chariton, $39.98.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.70 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chariton, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Chariton. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Chariton's providers, 260 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

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 $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Chariton, $39.98.

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 Chariton, $1.54.

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, 260 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Chariton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chariton at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chariton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Chariton 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 Chariton 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 Chariton cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

Windstream 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, $39.98.

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

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.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.