Internet providers in Monticello, IA

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Monticello, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL100%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Olin Telephone Company $45.00 3 - 23 MbpsDSL15%
Center Junction Telephone Company $44.95 -DSL5.667%
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 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.200% of those living in Monticello.

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 $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

20 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Monticello, $45.48.

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 Monticello, $2.17.

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 Monticello. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monticello's providers, 242 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 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 $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Monticello, $45.48.

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 Monticello, $2.17.

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, 242 Mbps.

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Olin Telephone Company DSL internet

Provider

Olin Telephone Company

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

23 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, $45.48.

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 lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monticello, $2.17.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Olin Telephone Company offers download speeds up to 23 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Monticello. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monticello's providers, 242 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Monticello at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Monticello 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 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 Farmers Coop Telephone Company, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.202% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Monticello with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Monticello, $45.48.

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

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

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.