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Internet providers in Marion, IA

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Marion, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.156%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL57%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
ImOn Communications $45.00 3 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic36%
ImOn Communications $45.00 3 - 80 MbpsCable8.257%
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Marion internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Marion 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 Marion area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Marion 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 45% of those living in Marion.

There are 12 internet providers serving the Marion area, and 98.19% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Marion'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 Marion

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Marion residents, covering 57% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. Marion’s third most-available internet provider, ImOn Communications , offers fiber-optic to around 36% of Marion residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

57%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in Marion covering 57% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Marion 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Marion, $50.98.

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 Marion, $2.12.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Marion. These download speeds are available to 57% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 385 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 Marion covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Marion 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 Marion, $50.98.

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 Marion, $2.12.

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 Marion. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 385 Mbps.

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ImOn Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

ImOn Communications

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

500 Mbps

Average availability

36%

Fiber-optic from ImOn Communications offers broadband to some, but not many households in Marion covering 36% of the area.

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

Internet prices for ImOn Communications start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Marion, $50.98.

ImOn Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 3 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $15.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Marion, $2.12.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ImOn Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 500 Mbps in Marion. These download speeds are available to 36% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 385 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Marion with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.156% of households in Marion. The next fastest internet provider in Marion is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Marion with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Marion, $50.98.

ImOn Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Marion, covering 36% of the city. Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative also offers fiber internet in Marion and is available to 6.482% of households.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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