Internet providers in Estherville, IA

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Estherville internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Estherville 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 Estherville area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Estherville residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Estherville, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are 12 internet providers serving the Estherville area, and 96.82% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Estherville's 12 internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Estherville

The largest internet providers in Estherville are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Estherville.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Estherville residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 96% of the area. Estherville’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Estherville residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Estherville covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Estherville 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 CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Estherville, $44.75.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Estherville, $2.03.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Estherville. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Estherville's providers, 268 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Estherville covering 96% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Estherville 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 Estherville, $44.75.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.33 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Estherville, $2.03.

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 Estherville. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Estherville's providers, 268 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 Estherville covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Estherville 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 Estherville, $44.75.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Estherville, $2.03.

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 Estherville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Estherville's providers, 268 Mbps.

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Estherville, IA internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 20 MbpsDSL98%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable96%
River Valley Telephone Coop. - -DSL49%
Superior Telephone Cooperative - -DSL12%
Cumberland Telephone Company - -DSL2.075%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Estherville with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Estherville. The next fastest internet provider in Estherville is LTD Broadband LLC, offering download speeds up to 244 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Estherville with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Estherville, $44.75.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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%.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.