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Internet providers in Forest City, IA

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Forest City, IA internet providers

Provider
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL74%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.991%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association $40.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association $49.95 5 - 50 MbpsDSL2.200%
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Forest City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Forest City 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 Forest City area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Forest City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 99% of those living in Forest City.

There are eight internet providers serving the Forest City area, and 99.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Forest City'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 Forest City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 65 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association 105 Mbps 70 Mbps Fiber-optic
Windstream 13 Mbps 5 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Forest City

The largest internet providers in Forest City are Mediacom, Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association, and HughesNet bringing cable, fiber-optic, and satellite options to Forest City.

Cable internet from Mediacom is available to nearly all Forest City residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association, which covers 100% of the area. Forest City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Forest City residents.

Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Forest City covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Forest City 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 Forest City, $51.42.

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 Forest City, $1.77.

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 Forest City. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forest City's providers, 201 Mbps.

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Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association fiber-optic internet

Provider

Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association offers broadband to all households in Forest City covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Forest City than other internet types.

Internet prices for Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Forest City, $51.42.

Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest City, $1.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in Forest City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forest City's providers, 201 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 Forest City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Forest City 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 Forest City, $51.42.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest City, $1.77.

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 Forest City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Forest City's providers, 201 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in Forest City with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 74% of households in Forest City. The next fastest internet provider in Forest City is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 1.991% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Forest City with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Forest City, $51.42.

Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Forest City, covering 100% of the city. Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association also offers fiber internet in Forest City and is available to 2.200% of households.

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Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.