Internet providers in Waverly, IA

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Waverly, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL99%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Waverly Communications Utility $59.95 250 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Readlyn Telephone Company $75.95 100 - 25 MbpsFiber-optic5.091%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Waverly internet service at a glance

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

There are eight internet providers serving the Waverly area, and 99.14% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waverly's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Waverly

The largest internet providers in Waverly are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Waverly Communications Utility bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Waverly.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Waverly residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. Waverly’s third most-available internet provider, Waverly Communications Utility, offers fiber-optic to around 100% of Waverly residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Waverly 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Waverly, $51.98.

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 Waverly, $0.72.

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 Waverly. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waverly's providers, 295 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

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Waverly covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Waverly 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 Waverly, $51.98.

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 Waverly, $0.72.

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 Waverly. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waverly's providers, 295 Mbps.

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Waverly Communications Utility fiber-optic internet

Provider

Waverly Communications Utility

Starting price*
$59.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Waverly Communications Utility offers broadband to all households in Waverly covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Waverly Communications Utility is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Waverly than other internet types.

Internet prices for Waverly Communications Utility start at $59.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Waverly, $51.98.

Waverly Communications Utility customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 250 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.24 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waverly, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Waverly Communications Utility offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Waverly. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waverly's providers, 295 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Waverly and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Waverly at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Waverly at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Waverly 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 Waverly 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 Waverly fiber-optic, DSL, and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Waverly with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Waverly. The next fastest internet provider in Waverly is Waverly Communications Utility, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Waverly with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waverly, $51.98.

Waverly Communications Utility is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Waverly, covering 100% of the city. Readlyn Telephone Company also offers fiber internet in Waverly and is available to 5.091% of households.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.