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Marion, IA internet providers

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CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.156%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL57%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
ImOn Communications, LLC - -Fiber-optic36%
ImOn Communications, LLC - -Cable8.257%
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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 HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite 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, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Marion, $44.15.

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 Marion, $1.84.

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, 376 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, $44.15.

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, $1.84.

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, 376 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 Marion covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Marion 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 Marion, $44.15.

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 Marion, $1.84.

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 Marion. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 376 Mbps.

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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, $44.15.

ImOn Communications, LLC 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.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.