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Internet providers in Cherokee, IA

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Cherokee, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL5.620%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
CML Telephone Cooperative Association $39.95 -Fiber-optic95%
HughesNet $64.99 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 cable, which covers 99% of Cherokee residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 93% 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 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Cherokee

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 131 Mbps 26 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 11 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL

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*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cherokee, $48.83.

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 Cherokee, $1.28.

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 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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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, $48.83.

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 Cherokee, $1.28.

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

null 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Cherokee, $48.83.

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, $1.28.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CML Telephone Cooperative Association offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in Cherokee. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Cherokee at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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 $64.99 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

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in Cherokee with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.620% of households in Cherokee. The next fastest internet provider in Cherokee is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% 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, $48.83.

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

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.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.