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Internet providers in Joplin, MO

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Joplin, MO internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL83%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable32%
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Wisper ISP $65.00 25 - 400 MbpsWireless100%
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Joplin internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Joplin 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 Joplin area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Joplin residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% 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 $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Joplin

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 112 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
AT&T 119 Mbps 83 Mbps DSL
Viasat 26 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Sparklight 104 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 15 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

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*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Joplin, $53.57.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Joplin, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Joplin. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Joplin's providers, 185 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/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 $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Joplin, $53.57.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Joplin, $0.99.

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

940 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Joplin, $53.57.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.23 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Joplin, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Joplin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Joplin at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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 $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 Joplin cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Joplin with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in Joplin. The next fastest internet provider in Joplin is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 32% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Joplin with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Joplin, $53.57.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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