Internet providers in Winterset, IA

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Winterset internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Winterset 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 Winterset area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Winterset residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Winterset, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the Winterset area, and 95.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Winterset's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Winterset

The largest internet providers in Winterset are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Winterset.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Winterset residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 95% of the area. Winterset’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Winterset residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Winterset 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Winterset, $44.75.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Winterset, $2.03.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Winterset. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Winterset's providers, 284 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

95%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Winterset covering 95% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Winterset 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 Winterset, $44.75.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.33 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Winterset, $2.03.

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 Winterset. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Winterset's providers, 284 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Winterset covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Winterset where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Winterset, $44.75.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Winterset, $2.03.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Winterset. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Winterset's providers, 284 Mbps.

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Winterset, IA internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 Mbps DSL 99%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 1,000 Mbps Cable 95%
Superior Telephone Cooperative - - DSL 3.986%
Cumberland Telephone Company - - DSL 3.587%
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. - - DSL 1.550%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Winterset with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Winterset. The next fastest internet provider in Winterset is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Winterset with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Winterset, $44.75.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to 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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.