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Internet providers in Emmetsburg, IA

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Emmetsburg, IA internet providers

Provider
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL90%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsCable9.314%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.035%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable95%
River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative $45.00 25 - 100 MbpsDSL13%
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Emmetsburg internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Emmetsburg 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 Emmetsburg area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Emmetsburg 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 79% of those living in Emmetsburg.

There are eight internet providers serving the Emmetsburg area, and 88.78% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Emmetsburg's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Emmetsburg

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 76 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Windstream 40 Mbps 7 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Emmetsburg

The largest internet providers in Emmetsburg are Mediacom, River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Emmetsburg.

Cable internet from Mediacom is available to nearly all Emmetsburg residents, covering 95% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative, which covers 13% of the area. Emmetsburg’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Emmetsburg residents.

Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Emmetsburg covering 95% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Emmetsburg 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 Emmetsburg, $51.37.

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 Emmetsburg, $1.47.

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 Emmetsburg. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Emmetsburg's providers, 187 Mbps.

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River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative DSL internet

Provider

River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

13%

DSL from River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative offers broadband to a limited number of households in Emmetsburg covering 13% of the area.

DSL internet from River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative uses telephone lines in Emmetsburg 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 River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Emmetsburg, $51.37.

River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Emmetsburg, $1.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Emmetsburg. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Emmetsburg's providers, 187 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 Emmetsburg covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Emmetsburg 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 Emmetsburg, $51.37.

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 Emmetsburg, $1.47.

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 Emmetsburg. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Emmetsburg's providers, 187 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in Emmetsburg with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in Emmetsburg. The next fastest internet provider in Emmetsburg is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 9.314% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Emmetsburg with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Emmetsburg, $51.37.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Emmetsburg, covering 1.035% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.