Internet providers in Eldridge, IA

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Eldridge, IA internet providers

Provider
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Alpha Enterprises $31.50 4 - 50 MbpsDSL99%
Alpha Enterprises $31.50 4 - 300 MbpsFiber-optic38%
Alpha Enterprises $31.50 4 - 50 MbpsCable0.174%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Eldridge internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Eldridge 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 Eldridge area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Eldridge 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 38% of those living in Eldridge.

There are four internet providers serving the Eldridge area, and 98.96% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Eldridge's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Eldridge

The largest internet providers in Eldridge are Mediacom and Alpha Enterprises bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Eldridge.

Cable internet from Mediacom is available to nearly all Eldridge residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Alpha Enterprises, which covers 99% of the area. Eldridge’s third most-available internet provider, Alpha Enterprises, offers fiber-optic to around 38% of Eldridge residents.

Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Eldridge covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Eldridge 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 Eldridge, $42.87.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Eldridge, $1.59.

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 Eldridge. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Eldridge's providers, 363 Mbps.

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Alpha Enterprises DSL internet

Provider

Alpha Enterprises

Starting price*
$31.5/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Alpha Enterprises offers broadband to all households in Eldridge covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Alpha Enterprises uses telephone lines in Eldridge 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 Alpha Enterprises start at $31.5/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Eldridge, $42.87.

Alpha Enterprises customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.88 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Eldridge, $1.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Alpha Enterprises offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Eldridge. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Eldridge's providers, 363 Mbps.

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Alpha Enterprises fiber-optic internet

Provider

Alpha Enterprises

Starting price*
$31.5/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

38%

Fiber-optic from Alpha Enterprises offers broadband to some, but not many households in Eldridge covering 38% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Alpha Enterprises is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Eldridge than other internet types.

Internet prices for Alpha Enterprises start at $31.5/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Eldridge, $42.87.

Alpha Enterprises customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.88 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Eldridge, $1.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Alpha Enterprises offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Eldridge. These download speeds are available to 38% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Eldridge's providers, 363 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Eldridge, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Eldridge, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Eldridge and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Eldridge at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Eldridge at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Eldridge residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Eldridge with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Eldridge. The next fastest internet provider in Eldridge is Alpha Enterprises, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 38% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Eldridge with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Eldridge, $42.87.

Alpha Enterprises is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Eldridge, covering 38% of the city.

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.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.