Internet providers in Maquoketa, IA

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Maquoketa, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL99%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Bernard Communications $44.95 50 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic44%
Baldwin Nashville Telephone Company $55.95 75 - 70 MbpsFiber-optic16%
Lost Nation-Elwood Telephone Company $32.95 60 - 25 MbpsFiber-optic11%
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Maquoketa internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Maquoketa 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 Maquoketa area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Maquoketa 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 52% of those living in Maquoketa.

There are 11 internet providers serving the Maquoketa area, and 97.85% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Maquoketa's 11 internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Maquoketa

The largest internet providers in Maquoketa are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Bernard Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Maquoketa.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Maquoketa residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. Maquoketa’s third most-available internet provider, Bernard Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 44% of Maquoketa residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Maquoketa 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 Maquoketa, $41.87.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Maquoketa, $0.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Maquoketa. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Maquoketa's providers, 148 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 Maquoketa covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Maquoketa 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 Maquoketa, $41.87.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Maquoketa, $0.79.

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 Maquoketa. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Maquoketa's providers, 148 Mbps.

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Bernard Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Bernard Communications

Starting price*
$44.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

44%

Fiber-optic from Bernard Communications offers broadband to about half of households in Maquoketa covering 44% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Bernard Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Maquoketa than other internet types.

Internet prices for Bernard Communications start at $44.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Maquoketa, $41.87.

Bernard Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.90 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Maquoketa, $0.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Bernard Communications offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in Maquoketa. These download speeds are available to 44% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Maquoketa's providers, 148 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Maquoketa and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Maquoketa at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Maquoketa at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Maquoketa 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 Maquoketa with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Maquoketa. The next fastest internet provider in Maquoketa is Bernard Communications, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 44% of the area.

Miles Cooperative Telephone Association offers the cheapest internet in Maquoketa with plans starting at $14.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Maquoketa, $41.87.

Bernard Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Maquoketa, covering 44% of the city. Baldwin Nashville Telephone Company also offers fiber internet in Maquoketa and is available to 16% of households.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.