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CenturyLink $45 12 - 20 MbpsDSL98%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Mahaska Communication Group, LLC - -Fiber-optic99%
Sully Telephone Association - -DSL4.626%
Barnes City Cooperative Telephone Company - -DSL3.309%
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Oskaloosa internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Oskaloosa 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 Oskaloosa area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Oskaloosa residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 99% of those living in Oskaloosa.

There are eight internet providers serving the Oskaloosa area, and 99.32% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Oskaloosa's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Oskaloosa

The largest internet providers in Oskaloosa are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Oskaloosa.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Oskaloosa residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. Oskaloosa’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Oskaloosa residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Oskaloosa covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Oskaloosa 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 Oskaloosa, $44.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oskaloosa, $1.96.

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 Oskaloosa. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oskaloosa's providers, 215 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 Oskaloosa covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Oskaloosa 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 Oskaloosa, $44.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oskaloosa, $1.96.

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 Oskaloosa. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oskaloosa's providers, 215 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 Oskaloosa covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Oskaloosa 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Oskaloosa, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oskaloosa, $1.96.

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 Oskaloosa. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oskaloosa's providers, 215 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Oskaloosa with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Oskaloosa. The next fastest internet provider in Oskaloosa is Mahaska Communication Group, LLC, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Oskaloosa with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oskaloosa, $44.99.

Mahaska Communication Group, LLC is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Oskaloosa, covering 99% of the city.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.