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Internet providers in Washington, IA

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Washington, IA internet providers

Provider
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsCable14%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.217%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co $69.99 75 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic26%
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Washington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Washington 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 Washington area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Washington residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 84% of those living in Washington.

There are 12 internet providers serving the Washington area, and 99.42% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Washington's 12 internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Washington

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 42 Mbps 19 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 51 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Washington

The largest internet providers in Washington are Mediacom, Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co, and Wellman Cooperative Telephone Associaiton bringing cable and fiber-optic options to Washington.

Cable internet from Mediacom is available to nearly all Washington residents, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co, which covers 26% of the area. Washington’s third most-available internet provider, Wellman Cooperative Telephone Associaiton, offers fiber-optic to around 11% of Washington residents.

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 Washington covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Washington 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 Washington, $52.98.

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 Washington, $1.89.

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 Washington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Washington's providers, 224 Mbps.

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Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co fiber-optic internet

Provider

Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co

Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

26%

Fiber-optic from Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co offers broadband to some, but not many households in Washington covering 26% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Washington than other internet types.

Internet prices for Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Washington, $52.98.

Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 75 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.93 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Washington, $1.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Washington. These download speeds are available to 26% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Washington's providers, 224 Mbps.

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Wellman Cooperative Telephone Associaiton fiber-optic internet

Provider

Wellman Cooperative Telephone Associaiton

Starting price*
$81.95/mo.
Max download speed

60 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Fiber-optic from Wellman Cooperative Telephone Associaiton offers broadband to a limited number of households in Washington covering 11% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Wellman Cooperative Telephone Associaiton is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Washington than other internet types.

Internet prices for Wellman Cooperative Telephone Associaiton start at $81.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Washington, $52.98.

Wellman Cooperative Telephone Associaiton customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $8.20 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Washington, $1.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wellman Cooperative Telephone Associaiton offers download speeds up to 60 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Washington. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Washington's providers, 224 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in Washington with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Washington. The next fastest internet provider in Washington is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 14% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Washington with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Washington, $52.98.

Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Washington, covering 26% of the city. Wellman Cooperative Telephone Associaiton also offers fiber internet in Washington and is available to 11% of households.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.