Internet providers in Cape Girardeau, MO

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Cape Girardeau, MO internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL93%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Sho-Me Technologies - -Fiber-optic14%
Big River Broadband $49.99 -DSL12%
Big River Broadband $49.99 -Wired3.030%
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Cape Girardeau internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Cape Girardeau is slightly higher than the rest of Missouri - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Cape Girardeau area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Cape Girardeau residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in Cape Girardeau.

There are seven internet providers serving the Cape Girardeau area, and 94.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Cape Girardeau's seven internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Cape Girardeau

The largest internet providers in Cape Girardeau are AT&T, Spectrum, and Big River Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to Cape Girardeau.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Cape Girardeau residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Cape Girardeau’s third most-available internet provider, Big River Broadband, offers DSL to around 12% of Cape Girardeau residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Cape Girardeau covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Cape Girardeau 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cape Girardeau, $46.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cape Girardeau, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Cape Girardeau. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Cape Girardeau's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Cape Girardeau covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cape Girardeau, $46.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cape Girardeau, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Cape Girardeau. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Cape Girardeau's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Big River Broadband DSL internet

Provider

Big River Broadband

Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

12%

DSL from Big River Broadband offers broadband to a limited number of households in Cape Girardeau covering 12% of the area.

DSL internet from Big River Broadband uses telephone lines in Cape Girardeau 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 Big River Broadband start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cape Girardeau, $46.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Big River Broadband offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Cape Girardeau. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Cape Girardeau's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Sho-Me Technologies is the fastest internet provider in Cape Girardeau with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 14% of households in Cape Girardeau. The next fastest internet provider in Cape Girardeau is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Cape Girardeau with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cape Girardeau, $46.99.

Sho-Me Technologies is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Cape Girardeau, covering 14% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.