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Internet providers in Eldridge, IA

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Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
LICT Corporation - -DSL99%
LICT Corporation - -Fiber-optic38%
LICT Corporation - -Cable0.174%
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, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite 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 satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Eldridge’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% 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, $46.66.

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, $1.46.

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, 350 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 Eldridge covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Eldridge 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 Eldridge, $46.66.

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 Eldridge, $1.46.

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 Eldridge. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Eldridge's providers, 350 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Eldridge covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Eldridge 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Eldridge, $46.66.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Eldridge, $1.46.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Eldridge. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Eldridge's providers, 350 Mbps.

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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 LICT Corporation, 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, $46.66.

LICT Corporation is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Eldridge, covering 38% 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.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.