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Internet providers in Newton, IA

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Newton, IA internet providers

Provider
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsCable13%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.862%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
PST Digital $45.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsDSL52%
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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 cable, which covers 99% of Newton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% of those living in Newton.

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 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Newton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 27 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Windstream 61 Mbps 32 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 131 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Newton

The largest internet providers in Newton are Mediacom, PST Digital , and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Newton.

Cable internet from Mediacom is available to nearly all Newton residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from PST Digital , which covers 52% of the area. Newton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Newton residents.

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, $51.66.

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 Newton, $1.10.

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, 264 Mbps.

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PST Digital DSL internet

Provider

PST Digital

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

52%

DSL from PST Digital offers broadband to about half of households in Newton covering 52% of the area.

DSL internet from PST Digital 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 PST Digital start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Newton, $51.66.

PST Digital customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newton, $1.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, PST Digital offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in Newton. These download speeds are available to 52% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Newton's providers, 264 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Newton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Newton 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Newton, $51.66.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newton, $1.10.

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 Newton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Newton's providers, 264 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in Newton with download speeds up to 2,000 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 2,000 Mbps to 13% 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, $51.66.

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

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.

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.