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Internet providers in Oskaloosa, IA

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Oskaloosa, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL98%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Mahaska Communication Group $75.00 -Fiber-optic99%
PST Digital $45.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsDSL4.626%
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 cable, which covers 99% of Oskaloosa residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 98% 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 $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Oskaloosa

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Rise Broadband 12 Mbps 13 Mbps Wireless
Mediacom 68 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 52 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Viasat 6 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Oskaloosa

The largest internet providers in Oskaloosa are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Mahaska Communication Group bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic 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, Mahaska Communication Group , offers fiber-optic to around 99% of Oskaloosa residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Oskaloosa, $46.98.

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 Oskaloosa, $1.34.

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 Oskaloosa. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oskaloosa's providers, 299 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 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 $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Oskaloosa, $46.98.

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 Oskaloosa, $1.34.

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, 299 Mbps.

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Mahaska Communication Group fiber-optic internet

Provider

Mahaska Communication Group

Starting price*
$75/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from Mahaska Communication Group offers broadband to all households in Oskaloosa covering 99% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Mahaska Communication Group is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Oskaloosa than other internet types.

Internet prices for Mahaska Communication Group start at $75/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Oskaloosa, $46.98.

Mahaska Communication Group customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oskaloosa, $1.34.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mahaska Communication Group offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Oskaloosa. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oskaloosa's providers, 299 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Oskaloosa and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Oskaloosa at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Oskaloosa at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Oskaloosa 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 Oskaloosa 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 Oskaloosa cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers.

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 PST Digital , offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 4.626% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Oskaloosa with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oskaloosa, $46.98.

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

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.