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Internet providers in Jefferson, IA

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Provider
Jefferson Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic100%
Jefferson Telephone Company - -DSL0.278%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Breeze Broadband Communications, Inc. - -Wireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Jefferson internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Jefferson 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 Jefferson area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Jefferson residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 1.670% of the area. No cable providers are currently available in Jefferson, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Jefferson area, and 2.41% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Jefferson's four internet providers, prices start at $50 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Jefferson

The largest internet providers in Jefferson are HughesNet and Viasat bringing satellite options to Jefferson.

Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Jefferson residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from Viasat, which covers 100% of the area.

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 Jefferson covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Jefferson 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $55.00.

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 Jefferson, $2.89.

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 Jefferson. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Jefferson's providers, 19 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Jefferson covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Jefferson 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $55.00.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jefferson, $2.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Jefferson. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Jefferson's providers, 19 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Jefferson Telephone Company is the fastest internet provider in Jefferson with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Jefferson. The next fastest internet provider in Jefferson is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Viasat offers the cheapest internet in Jefferson with plans starting at $50/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $55.00.

Jefferson Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Jefferson, covering 100% of the city.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.