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Internet providers in Storm Lake, IA

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Storm Lake, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Vast Broadband $39.00 -Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Storm Lake internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Storm Lake 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 Storm Lake area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Storm Lake residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Storm Lake, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Storm Lake area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Storm Lake's seven 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 Storm Lake

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 113 Mbps 25 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 5 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Storm Lake

The largest internet providers in Storm Lake are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Vast Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to Storm Lake.

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

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Storm Lake 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 Storm Lake, $48.70.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Storm Lake, $2.03.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Storm Lake. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Storm Lake's providers, 189 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

100%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Storm Lake covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Storm Lake 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 Storm Lake, $48.70.

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 Storm Lake, $2.03.

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 Storm Lake. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Storm Lake's providers, 189 Mbps.

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Vast Broadband cable internet

Provider

Vast Broadband

Starting price*
$39/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Vast Broadband offers broadband to all households in Storm Lake covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Vast Broadband start at $39/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Storm Lake, $48.70.

Vast Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $9.75 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Storm Lake, $2.03.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Vast Broadband offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Storm Lake. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Storm Lake's providers, 189 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Storm Lake with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Storm Lake. The next fastest internet provider in Storm Lake is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Storm Lake with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Storm Lake, $48.70.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.