Internet providers in Cherokee, IA

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Cherokee, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream $19.99 15 - 16 MbpsDSL5.620%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
CML Telephone Cooperative Association $39.95 100 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic95%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Cherokee internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Cherokee 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 Cherokee area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Cherokee 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 95% of those living in Cherokee.

There are eight internet providers serving the Cherokee area, and 99.07% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Cherokee's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Cherokee

The largest internet providers in Cherokee are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and CML Telephone Cooperative Association bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Cherokee.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Cherokee residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. Cherokee’s third most-available internet provider, CML Telephone Cooperative Association, offers fiber-optic to around 95% of Cherokee residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Cherokee covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Cherokee 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 Cherokee, $40.98.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cherokee, $1.21.

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 Cherokee. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Cherokee's providers, 171 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 Cherokee covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Cherokee 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 Cherokee, $40.98.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cherokee, $1.21.

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 Cherokee. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cherokee's providers, 171 Mbps.

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CML Telephone Cooperative Association fiber-optic internet

Provider

CML Telephone Cooperative Association

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Fiber-optic from CML Telephone Cooperative Association offers broadband to nearly all households in Cherokee covering 95% of the area.

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

Internet prices for CML Telephone Cooperative Association start at $39.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cherokee, $40.98.

CML Telephone Cooperative Association customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cherokee, $1.21.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CML Telephone Cooperative Association offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in Cherokee. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Cherokee's providers, 171 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Cherokee with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Cherokee. The next fastest internet provider in Cherokee is CML Telephone Cooperative Association, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Cherokee with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cherokee, $40.98.

CML Telephone Cooperative Association is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Cherokee, covering 95% of the city.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.

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.