Internet providers in Hiawatha, IA

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Hiawatha, IA internet providers

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CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.358%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL74%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
ImOn Communications, LLC - -Fiber-optic30%
Palo Cooperative Telephone Association - -Fiber-optic9.340%
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Hiawatha internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hiawatha 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 Hiawatha area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Hiawatha 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 35% of those living in Hiawatha.

There are 12 internet providers serving the Hiawatha area, and 98.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hiawatha's 12 internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Hiawatha

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Hiawatha residents, covering 74% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. Hiawatha’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Hiawatha residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

74%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Hiawatha covering 74% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Hiawatha 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hiawatha, $44.15.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hiawatha, $1.84.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Hiawatha. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hiawatha's providers, 362 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

99%

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

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Hiawatha 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 Hiawatha, $44.15.

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 Hiawatha, $1.84.

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 Hiawatha. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hiawatha's providers, 362 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 Hiawatha covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hiawatha 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 Hiawatha, $44.15.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hiawatha, $1.84.

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 Hiawatha. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hiawatha's providers, 362 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Hiawatha with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.358% of households in Hiawatha. The next fastest internet provider in Hiawatha is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Hiawatha with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hiawatha, $44.15.

ImOn Communications, LLC is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hiawatha, covering 30% of the city. Palo Cooperative Telephone Association also offers fiber internet in Hiawatha and is available to 9.340% of households.

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.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.