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Independence, MO internet providers

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic37%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable99%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable1.660%
GTT Communications - -DSL2.544%
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Independence internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Independence 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 Independence area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Independence residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 38% of those living in Independence.

There are 10 internet providers serving the Independence area, and 98.24% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Independence's 10 internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Independence

The largest internet providers in Independence are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Independence.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Independence residents, covering 96% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 37% of the area. Independence’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Independence residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Independence covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Independence 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 Independence, $46.24.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Independence, $0.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Independence. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Independence's providers, 429 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

37%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Independence covering 37% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Independence than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Independence, $46.24.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Independence, $0.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Independence. These download speeds are available to 37% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Independence's providers, 429 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Independence covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Independence, $46.24.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Independence, $0.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Independence. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Independence's providers, 429 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Independence may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Independence cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Independence with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 37% of households in Independence. The next fastest internet provider in Independence is Google Fiber, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.421% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Independence with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Independence, $46.24.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Independence, covering 37% of the city. Google Fiber also offers fiber internet in Independence and is available to 1.421% 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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.