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Internet providers in Waukon, IA

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Waukon, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL98%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
NEIT Services $69.95 25 - 9 MbpsDSL18%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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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 DSL, which covers 98% of Waukon residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Waukon, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

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 $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

20 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waukon, $47.48.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waukon, $0.78.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Waukon. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waukon's providers, 183 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

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 $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Waukon, $47.48.

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 Waukon, $0.78.

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*
$69.95/mo.
Max download speed

9 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 $69.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Waukon, $47.48.

NEIT Services customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.80 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waukon, $0.78.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, NEIT Services offers download speeds up to 9 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in Waukon. These download speeds are available to 18% of the area, and are much slower 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Waukon at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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 $59.99 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 HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AcenTek offers the cheapest internet in Waukon with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waukon, $47.48.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.

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.