Internet providers in Webster City, IA

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Webster City, IA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL98%
Windstream $19.99 15 - 1.5 MbpsDSL1.868%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association $45.00 10 - 8 MbpsDSL89%
Cooperative Telephone Exchange $20.00 10 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic4.947%
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Webster City internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Webster City 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 Webster City area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Webster City residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.500% of those living in Webster City.

There are 10 internet providers serving the Webster City area, and 97.11% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Webster City's 10 internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Webster City

The largest internet providers in Webster City are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association bringing DSL and cable options to Webster City.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Webster City residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 97% of the area. Webster City’s third most-available internet provider, Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association, offers DSL to around 89% of Webster City 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 Webster City covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Webster City 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Webster City, $38.57.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Webster City, $1.68.

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 Webster City. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Webster City's providers, 161 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

97%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Webster City covering 97% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Webster City residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Webster City, $38.57.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Webster City, $1.68.

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 Webster City. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Webster City's providers, 161 Mbps.

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Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association DSL internet

Provider

Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

8 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association offers broadband to nearly all households in Webster City covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association uses telephone lines in Webster City 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 Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association start at $45/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Webster City, $38.57.

Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Webster City, $1.68.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association offers download speeds up to 8 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Webster City. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Webster City's providers, 161 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Webster City and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Webster City at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Webster City at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Webster City residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Webster City with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Webster City. The next fastest internet provider in Webster City is Ellsworth Cooperative Telephone Association, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 1.553% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Webster City with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Webster City, $38.57.

Cooperative Telephone Exchange is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Webster City, covering 4.947% of the city. Ellsworth Cooperative Telephone Association also offers fiber internet in Webster City and is available to 1.553% 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.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.