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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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.