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Internet providers in Charles City, IA

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Charles City, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL4.440%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
LTD Broadband $70.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsWireless100%
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Charles City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Charles City 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 Charles City area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Charles City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 39% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Charles City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the Charles City area, and 99.52% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Charles City's eight 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 Charles City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Unggoy Broadband 7 Mbps 2 Mbps Wireless
Mediacom 96 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 19 Mbps 7 Mbps Wireless
LTD Broadband 9 Mbps 3 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 134 Mbps 83 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Charles City

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

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

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Charles City covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Charles City 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Charles City, $49.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Charles City, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Charles City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Charles City's providers, 194 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

98%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Charles City covering 98% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Charles City 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 Charles City, $49.99.

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 Charles City, $1.85.

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 Charles City. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Charles City's providers, 194 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 Charles City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Charles City 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 Charles City, $49.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Charles City, $1.85.

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 Charles City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Charles City's providers, 194 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in Charles City with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.440% of households in Charles City. The next fastest internet provider in Charles City is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Charles City with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Charles City, $49.99.

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.

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Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.