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Internet providers in Waukon, IA

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Waukon, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL98%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
NEIT Services $44.95 25 - 1,000 MbpsDSL18%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
AcenTek $28.95 200 - 1,000 MbpsWireless100%
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Waukon internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Waukon 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 Waukon area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Waukon residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 37% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.670% of those living in Waukon.

There are seven internet providers serving the Waukon area, and 97.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waukon'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 Waukon

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 32 Mbps 12 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 183 Mbps 31 Mbps Cable
AcenTek 10 Mbps 6 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Waukon

The largest internet providers in Waukon are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and NEIT Services bringing DSL and cable options to Waukon.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Waukon residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 98% of the area. Waukon’s third most-available internet provider, NEIT Services , offers DSL to around 18% of Waukon residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Waukon covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Waukon 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 Waukon, $46.78.

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 Waukon, $0.71.

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 Waukon. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waukon's providers, 183 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

98%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Waukon covering 98% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Waukon 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 Waukon, $46.78.

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 Waukon, $0.71.

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 Waukon. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waukon's providers, 183 Mbps.

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NEIT Services DSL internet

Provider

NEIT Services

Starting price*
$44.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

18%

DSL from NEIT Services offers broadband to a limited number of households in Waukon covering 18% of the area.

DSL internet from NEIT Services uses telephone lines in Waukon 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 NEIT Services start at $44.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waukon, $46.78.

NEIT Services customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.80 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waukon, $0.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, NEIT Services offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in Waukon. These download speeds are available to 18% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waukon's providers, 183 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Waukon with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Waukon. The next fastest internet provider in Waukon is AcenTek, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Waukon with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waukon, $46.78.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.