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Internet providers in Monticello, IA

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Monticello, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Olin Telephone Company $45.00 3 - 150 MbpsDSL15%
Center Junction Telephone Company $44.95 150 - 150 MbpsDSL5.667%
Goldfield Access Network - -DSL3.549%
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Monticello internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Monticello 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 Monticello area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Monticello residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Monticello, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are 13 internet providers serving the Monticello area, and 98.51% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Monticello's 13 internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Monticello

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 69 Mbps 30 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 161 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Monticello

The largest internet providers in Monticello are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Olin Telephone Company bringing DSL and cable options to Monticello.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Monticello residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. Monticello’s third most-available internet provider, Olin Telephone Company, offers DSL to around 15% of Monticello residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Monticello covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Monticello 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Monticello, $49.80.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monticello, $1.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Monticello. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Monticello's providers, 199 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Monticello covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Monticello residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Monticello, $49.80.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monticello, $1.13.

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 Monticello. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Monticello's providers, 199 Mbps.

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Olin Telephone Company DSL internet

Provider

Olin Telephone Company

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

15%

DSL from Olin Telephone Company offers broadband to a limited number of households in Monticello covering 15% of the area.

DSL internet from Olin Telephone Company uses telephone lines in Monticello 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 Olin Telephone Company start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Monticello, $49.80.

Olin Telephone Company customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 3 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $15.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monticello, $1.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Olin Telephone Company offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Monticello. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Monticello's providers, 199 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Monticello and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Monticello at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Monticello at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Monticello residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Monticello may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Monticello DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Monticello with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Monticello. The next fastest internet provider in Monticello is Comelec Internet Services, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 53% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Monticello with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Monticello, $49.80.

Farmers Coop Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Monticello, covering 1.202% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.