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Internet providers in 65201

Find internet providers serving the 65201 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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65201 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable10%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL91%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic31%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable96%
Socket Telecom $84.95 -DSL78%
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65201 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 65201 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Missouri - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 65201 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 96% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 22% of those living in the 65201 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 65201 area, and 98.28% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 65201, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Columbia

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 147 Mbps 53 Mbps Cable
Mediacom 110 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 90 Mbps 73 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 65201

The largest internet providers serving the 65201 ZIP code are Spectrum and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to many in the 65201 ZIP code, covering 10% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 91% of the area. Columbia’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 31% of residents in the 65201 ZIP code.

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

10%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 65201 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 65201 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Columbia, $56.65.

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 Columbia, $0.52.

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 65201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Columbia's providers, 545 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 65201 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines 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 $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Columbia, $56.65.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Columbia, $0.52.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 65201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Columbia's providers, 545 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

31%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 65201 ZIP code, covering 31% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 65201 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Columbia, $56.65.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Columbia, $0.52.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 65201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 31% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Columbia's providers, 545 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 65201 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 65201 and the greater Columbia area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Columbia at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Columbia at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 65201 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 65201 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 65201 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 10% of households in 65201. The next fastest internet provider in the 65201 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 65201 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Columbia, $56.65.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 65201 ZIP code, covering 31% of the city. Sho-Me Technologies also offers fiber internet in 65201 and is available to 19% of households.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.