Internet providers in Humboldt, IA

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Humboldt, IA internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL99%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
Goldfield Access Network - -DSL99%
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association $45.00 10 - 8 MbpsDSL16%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Humboldt internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Humboldt 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 Humboldt area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Humboldt residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Humboldt, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are nine internet providers serving the Humboldt area, and 99.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Humboldt's nine internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Humboldt

The largest internet providers in Humboldt are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association bringing DSL and cable options to Humboldt.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Humboldt residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 97% of the area. Humboldt’s third most-available internet provider, Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association, offers DSL to around 16% of Humboldt residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Humboldt covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Humboldt 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 Humboldt, $46.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Humboldt, $1.70.

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 Humboldt. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Humboldt's providers, 231 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

97%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Humboldt covering 97% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Humboldt 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 Humboldt, $46.00.

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 Humboldt, $1.70.

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 Humboldt. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Humboldt's providers, 231 Mbps.

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Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association DSL internet

Provider

Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

8 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

16%

DSL from Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association offers broadband to a limited number of households in Humboldt covering 16% of the area.

DSL internet from Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association uses telephone lines in Humboldt 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 Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Humboldt, $46.00.

Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Humboldt, $1.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association offers download speeds up to 8 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Humboldt. These download speeds are available to 16% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Humboldt's providers, 231 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Humboldt and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Humboldt at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Humboldt at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Humboldt residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Humboldt with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Humboldt. The next fastest internet provider in Humboldt is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Humboldt with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Humboldt, $46.00.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.