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Internet providers in Waterloo, IL

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Waterloo, IL internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable97%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable4.203%
Harrisonville Telephone Company - -DSL89%
Harrisonville Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic11%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Waterloo internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Waterloo is comparable to the rest of Illinois - 95%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Waterloo area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Waterloo residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 66% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 34% of those living in Waterloo.

There are seven internet providers serving the Waterloo area, and 97.19% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waterloo'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 Waterloo

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 16 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 99 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Waterloo

The largest internet providers in Waterloo are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Waterloo.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Waterloo residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Waterloo’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Waterloo residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Waterloo covering 97% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waterloo, $53.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterloo, $0.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Waterloo. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waterloo's providers, 235 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Waterloo 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Waterloo, $53.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterloo, $0.59.

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 Waterloo. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waterloo's providers, 235 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Waterloo covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Waterloo 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Waterloo, $53.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterloo, $0.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Waterloo. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Waterloo's providers, 235 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Waterloo with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Waterloo. The next fastest internet provider in Waterloo is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 4.203% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Waterloo with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waterloo, $53.99.

Harrisonville Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Waterloo, covering 11% of the city.

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