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Internet providers in Indianola, IA

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CenturyLink $45 12 - 60 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 1.5 MbpsDSL8.807%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Mahaska Communication Group, LLC - -Fiber-optic52%
Goldfield Telephone Company - -DSL3.733%
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Indianola internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Indianola 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 Indianola area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Indianola residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 53% of those living in Indianola.

There are 10 internet providers serving the Indianola area, and 99.68% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Indianola's 10 internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Indianola

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

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

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

60 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Indianola 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 Indianola, $40.82.

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 Indianola, $1.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 60 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Indianola. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Indianola's providers, 186 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

100%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Indianola covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Indianola 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 Indianola, $40.82.

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 Indianola, $1.94.

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 Indianola. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Indianola's providers, 186 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 Indianola covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Indianola 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 Indianola, $40.82.

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 Indianola, $1.94.

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 Indianola. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Indianola's providers, 186 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Indianola with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Indianola. The next fastest internet provider in Indianola is Mahaska Communication Group, LLC, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 52% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Indianola with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Indianola, $40.82.

Mahaska Communication Group, LLC is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Indianola, covering 52% of the city. C-M-L Telephone Cooperative Association also offers fiber internet in Indianola and is available to 2.104% of households.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.