Internet providers in Creston, IA

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Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL89%
Windstream $27 10 - 100 MbpsCable6.096%
Windstream $75 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic2.544%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable91%
Lenox Municipal Utilities - -Fiber-optic1.537%
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Creston internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Creston 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 Creston area will have access to cable, which covers 92% of Creston residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.110% of those living in Creston.

There are five internet providers serving the Creston area, and 84.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Creston's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Creston

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

DSL internet from Windstream is available to nearly all Creston residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 91% of the area. Creston’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Creston residents.

Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in Creston covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Creston 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Creston, $39.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Creston, $1.25.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Creston. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Creston's providers, 334 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

91%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Creston covering 91% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Creston 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 Creston, $39.99.

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 Creston, $1.25.

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 Creston. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Creston's providers, 334 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 Creston covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Creston 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 Creston, $39.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Creston, $1.25.

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 Creston. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Creston's providers, 334 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Creston with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 91% of households in Creston. The next fastest internet provider in Creston is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 89% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Creston with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Creston, $39.99.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Creston, covering 2.544% of the city. Lenox Municipal Utilities also offers fiber internet in Creston and is available to 1.537% of households.

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.

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.

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