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Internet providers in Emmetsburg, IA

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Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL90%
Windstream $27 10 - 50 MbpsCable9.314%
Windstream $75 10 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic1.035%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable95%
River Valley Telephone Coop. - -DSL13%
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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 HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite 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, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% 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, $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 Emmetsburg, $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 Emmetsburg. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Emmetsburg's providers, 313 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, $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 Emmetsburg, $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 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, 313 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 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Emmetsburg, $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 Emmetsburg, $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 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, 313 Mbps.

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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, $39.99.

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

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%.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.