Internet providers in Newton, IA

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Newton internet service at a glance

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

There are five internet providers serving the Newton area, and 99.18% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Newton's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Newton

The largest internet providers in Newton are Windstream and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to Newton.

DSL internet from Windstream is available to nearly all Newton residents, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Windstream, which covers 13% of the area. Newton’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 99% of Newton residents.

Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to all households in Newton covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Newton 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 Windstream start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Newton, $39.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newton, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Newton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Newton's providers, 328 Mbps.

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Windstream cable internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Cable from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in Newton covering 13% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Windstream start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Newton, $39.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newton, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Newton. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Newton's providers, 328 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 Newton covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Newton 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 Newton, $39.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.33 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newton, $1.54.

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 Newton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Newton's providers, 328 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Newton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Newton at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is significantly higher than average for Newton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Newton residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Newton, IA internet providers

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Provider
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic0.862%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 75 MbpsCable13%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Sully Telephone Association - -DSL52%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Newton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Newton. The next fastest internet provider in Newton is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Newton with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Newton, $39.99.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Newton, covering 0.862% of the city.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.