Internet providers in Joplin, MO

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Joplin, MO internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 25 MbpsDSL83%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable32%
Sparklight $45.00 100 - 200 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Wisper ISP $44.99 5 - 20 MbpsWireless100%
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Joplin internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Joplin 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 Joplin area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Joplin residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Joplin, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Joplin area, and 88.71% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Joplin's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Joplin

The largest internet providers in Joplin are AT&T, Mediacom, and Sparklight bringing DSL and cable options to Joplin.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Joplin residents, covering 83% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 32% of the area. Joplin’s third most-available internet provider, Sparklight, offers cable to around 100% of Joplin residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Joplin covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Joplin 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 Joplin, $45.00.

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 Joplin, $1.45.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Joplin. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Joplin's providers, 185 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

32%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to some, but not many households in Joplin covering 32% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Joplin, $45.00.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Joplin, $1.45.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Joplin. These download speeds are available to 32% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Joplin's providers, 185 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider

Sparklight

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to all households in Joplin covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Joplin, $45.00.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.45 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Joplin, $1.45.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Joplin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Joplin's providers, 185 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Joplin and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Joplin at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Joplin 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 Joplin 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 Joplin cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Joplin with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 32% of households in Joplin. The next fastest internet provider in Joplin is Sparklight, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Joplin with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Joplin, $45.00.

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.

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.

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.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.