Internet providers in Emmetsburg, IA

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Emmetsburg, IA internet providers

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Windstream $19.99 15 - 100 MbpsDSL90%
Windstream $25.00 15 - 50 MbpsCable9.314%
Windstream $75.00 15 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic1.035%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable95%
River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative $50.00 10 - 15 MbpsDSL13%
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Emmetsburg internet service at a glance

At 98%, 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 cable, which covers 95% of Emmetsburg residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.030% 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 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Emmetsburg

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

DSL internet from Windstream is available to nearly all Emmetsburg residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 95% of the area. Emmetsburg’s third most-available internet provider, River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative, offers DSL to around 13% of Emmetsburg residents.

Windstream DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in Emmetsburg covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Emmetsburg, $44.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.33 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Emmetsburg, $1.87.

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 Emmetsburg. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Emmetsburg's providers, 187 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

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 $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Emmetsburg, $44.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Emmetsburg, $1.87.

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*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

15 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 $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Emmetsburg, $44.99.

River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Emmetsburg, $1.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Emmetsburg. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Emmetsburg's providers, 187 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Emmetsburg may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Emmetsburg cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Emmetsburg with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Emmetsburg. The next fastest internet provider in Emmetsburg is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 90% of the area.

Windstream 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, $44.99.

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

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.