Internet providers in Cherokee, IA

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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.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Cherokee

The largest internet providers in Cherokee are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite 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, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Cherokee 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 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 $49/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Cherokee, $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 Cherokee, $2.20.

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, 217 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 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 $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cherokee, $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 Cherokee, $2.20.

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, 217 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 Cherokee covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Cherokee 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 Cherokee, $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 Cherokee, $2.20.

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 Cherokee. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Cherokee's providers, 217 Mbps.

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Cherokee, IA internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 20 Mbps DSL 99%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 16 Mbps DSL 5.620%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 1,000 Mbps Cable 99%
C-M-L Telephone Cooperative Association - - Fiber-optic 95%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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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 C-M-L Telephone Cooperative Association, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Mediacom 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, $41.79.

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

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.

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.