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Internet providers in Vinton, IA

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Vinton, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL99%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative $74.95 50 - 300 MbpsCable47%
Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative $74.95 50 - 300 MbpsDSL47%
Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative $74.95 50 - 300 MbpsFiber-optic47%
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Vinton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Vinton 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 Vinton area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Vinton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 92% of those living in Vinton.

There are eight internet providers serving the Vinton area, and 99.22% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Vinton'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 Vinton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 129 Mbps 8 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 21 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Vinton

The largest internet providers in Vinton are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative bringing DSL and cable options to Vinton.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Vinton residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. Vinton’s third most-available internet provider, Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative, offers cable to around 47% of Vinton residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Vinton covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Vinton 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 Vinton, $51.41.

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 Vinton, $0.86.

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 Vinton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Vinton's providers, 174 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 Vinton covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Vinton 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 Vinton, $51.41.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Vinton, $0.86.

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 Vinton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Vinton's providers, 174 Mbps.

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Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative cable internet

Provider

Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative

Starting price*
$74.95/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.5 Mbps

Average availability

47%

Cable from Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative offers broadband to about half of households in Vinton covering 47% of the area.

Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Vinton residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative start at $74.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Vinton, $51.41.

Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Vinton, $0.86.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.5 Mbps in Vinton. These download speeds are available to 47% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Vinton's providers, 174 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Vinton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Vinton. The next fastest internet provider in Vinton is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Vinton with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Vinton, $51.41.

Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Vinton, covering 47% of the city. Van Horne Cooperative Telephone Company also offers fiber internet in Vinton and is available to 6.786% of households.

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