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Internet providers in Sioux City, IA

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Sioux City, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL86%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.272%
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable100%
FiberComm - -DSL93%
ADVANCED NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS $59.95 150 - 1,000 MbpsCable2.343%
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Sioux City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Sioux City 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 Sioux City area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Sioux City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.000% of those living in Sioux City.

There are eight internet providers serving the Sioux City area, and 98.72% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sioux City's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Sioux City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 19 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 23 Mbps 3 Mbps DSL
Sparklight 105 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
FiberComm 64 Mbps 45 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Sioux City

The largest internet providers in Sioux City are CenturyLink, Sparklight, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Sioux City.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Sioux City residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Sparklight, which covers 100% of the area. Sioux City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Sioux City residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Sioux City covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Sioux City 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 Sioux City, $53.31.

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 Sioux City, $0.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Sioux City. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sioux City's providers, 246 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider

Sparklight

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to all households in Sioux City covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Sioux City, $53.31.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.23 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sioux City, $0.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Sioux City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sioux City's providers, 246 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 Sioux City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Sioux City 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 Sioux City, $53.31.

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 Sioux City, $0.55.

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 Sioux City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Sioux City's providers, 246 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

BendBroadband is the fastest internet provider in Sioux City with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 23% of households in Sioux City. The next fastest internet provider in Sioux City is ADVANCED NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 2.343% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Sioux City with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sioux City, $53.31.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Sioux City, covering 0.272% of the city. FiberComm also offers fiber internet in Sioux City and is available to 0.051% of households.

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.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.