Internet providers in Osage, IA

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Osage, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL100%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Osage Municipal Utilities $49.95 100 - 125 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
LTD Broadband $50.00 6 - 244 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 DSL, which covers 100% of Osage residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% 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 $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

20 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Osage, $47.49.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Osage, $0.88.

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 Osage. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Osage'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 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 $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Osage, $47.49.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Osage, $0.88.

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

125 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, $47.49.

Osage Municipal Utilities customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Osage, $0.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Osage Municipal Utilities offers download speeds up to 125 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in Osage. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Osage at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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 $59.99 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 244 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Osage with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Osage, $47.49.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.