Internet providers in Clive, IA

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Clive internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 DSL, which covers 100% of Clive residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 8.550% 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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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*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

140 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Clive, $44.75.

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 Clive, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Clive. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Clive's providers, 544 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, $44.75.

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 Clive, $1.79.

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, 544 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 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Clive, $44.75.

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 Clive, $1.79.

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, 544 Mbps.

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Clive, IA internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 7.561%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 140 Mbps DSL 98%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 1,000 Mbps Cable 100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Clive with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 7.561% of households in Clive. The next fastest internet provider in Clive is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% 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, $44.75.

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

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.