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Internet providers in 65101

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65101 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL82%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic51%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable26%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable84%
Sho-Me Technologies - -Fiber-optic43%
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65101 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 65101 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 65101 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 95% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 51% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in the 65101 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 65101 area, and 91.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 65101, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Jefferson City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 47 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 55 Mbps 75 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 139 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
Viasat 11 Mbps 4 Mbps Satellite
Optimum 73 Mbps 5 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 65101

The largest internet providers serving the 65101 ZIP code are CenturyLink and Optimum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 65101 ZIP code, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 51% of the area. Jefferson City’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 26% of residents in the 65101 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 65101 ZIP code, covering 82% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Jefferson City, $53.74.

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 Jefferson City, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 65101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jefferson City's providers, 396 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

51%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 65101 ZIP code, covering 51% 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 65101 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Jefferson City, $53.74.

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 Jefferson City, $0.76.

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 65101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 51% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jefferson City's providers, 396 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

26%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 65101 ZIP code, covering 26% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 65101 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Jefferson City, $53.74.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jefferson City, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 65101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 26% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jefferson City's providers, 396 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 65101 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 65101 and the greater Jefferson City area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Jefferson City at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Jefferson City at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 65101 ZIP, 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 Jefferson City may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Jefferson City cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 65101 frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in the 65101 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 26% of households in 65101. The next fastest internet provider in the 65101 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 84% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 65101 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Jefferson City, $53.74.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 65101 ZIP code, covering 51% of the city. Sho-Me Technologies also offers fiber internet in 65101 and is available to 43% of households.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.