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Internet providers in Storm Lake, IA

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CenturyLink $45 12 - 60 MbpsDSL100%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Vast Broadband $39.99 100 - 200 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 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 DSL, which covers 100% of Storm Lake residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% 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 $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

60 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Storm Lake, $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 Storm Lake, $1.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 60 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, 259 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

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 $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Storm Lake, $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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Storm Lake, $1.07.

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, 259 Mbps.

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Vast Broadband cable internet

Provider

Vast Broadband

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Storm Lake, $44.99.

Vast Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Storm Lake, $1.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Vast Broadband offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Storm Lake. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Storm Lake's providers, 259 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Storm Lake at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 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.

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 Vast Broadband, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.

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.