Internet providers in Muscatine, IA

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Muscatine internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Muscatine 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 Muscatine area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Muscatine residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 77% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Muscatine, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Muscatine area, and 76.70% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Muscatine's six internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Muscatine

The largest internet providers in Muscatine are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL and satellite options to Muscatine.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Muscatine residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Muscatine’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Muscatine residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Muscatine covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Muscatine 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Muscatine, $53.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Muscatine, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Muscatine. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Muscatine's providers, 50 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 Muscatine covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Muscatine 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Muscatine, $53.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Muscatine, $5.89.

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 Muscatine. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Muscatine's providers, 50 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Muscatine covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Muscatine 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Muscatine, $53.00.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Muscatine, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Muscatine. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Muscatine's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Muscatine, IA internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 MbpsDSL89%
Trustees of the City of Muscatine, Iowa - -Cable63%
Mutual Telephone Company of Morning Sun - -DSL2.568%
WTC Communications, Inc. - -DSL1.657%
WTC Communications, Inc. - -Cable1.657%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Muscatine with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 89% of households in Muscatine. The next fastest internet provider in Muscatine is Trustees of the City of Muscatine, Iowa, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 63% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Muscatine with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Muscatine, $53.00.

Trustees of the City of Muscatine, Iowa is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Muscatine, covering 0.069% of the city.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.