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Internet providers in Clive, IA

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Clive, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL98%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic7.561%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Clive internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Clive 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 Clive area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Clive residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 7.350% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.870% of those living in Clive.

There are five internet providers serving the Clive area, and 99.72% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Clive's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Clive

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 68 Mbps 37 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 154 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Clive

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

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

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

98%

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Clive 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 Clive, $46.98.

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 Clive, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Clive. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Clive's providers, 438 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

100%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Clive covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Clive 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 Clive, $46.98.

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 Clive, $1.30.

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 Clive. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Clive's providers, 438 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 Clive covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Clive 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 Clive, $46.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Clive, $1.30.

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 Clive. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Clive's providers, 438 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Clive with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Clive. The next fastest internet provider in Clive is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Clive with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Clive, $46.98.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Clive, covering 7.561% 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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.