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Internet providers in Osage, IA

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Osage, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Osage Municipal Utilities $49.95 200 - 500 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
LTD Broadband $70.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsWireless100%
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Osage internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Osage 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 Osage area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Osage residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 21% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Osage, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Osage area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Osage's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Osage

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 16 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Osage

The largest internet providers in Osage are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Osage Municipal Utilities bringing DSL and cable options to Osage.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Osage residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. Osage’s third most-available internet provider, Osage Municipal Utilities, offers cable to around 100% of Osage residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Osage covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Osage 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Osage, $54.15.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Osage, $0.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Osage. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Osage's providers, 242 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 Osage covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Osage 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 Osage, $54.15.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Osage, $0.58.

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 Osage. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Osage's providers, 242 Mbps.

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Osage Municipal Utilities cable internet

Provider

Osage Municipal Utilities

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

500 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Osage Municipal Utilities offers broadband to all households in Osage covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Osage Municipal Utilities start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Osage, $54.15.

Osage Municipal Utilities customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Osage, $0.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Osage Municipal Utilities offers download speeds up to 500 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in Osage. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Osage's providers, 242 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Osage and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Osage at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Osage at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Osage residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Osage may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Osage DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Osage with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Osage, $54.15.

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.

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.

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%.

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.