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Internet providers in Kearney, MO

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Kearney, MO internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $49.00 20 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic17%
CenturyLink $49.00 20 - 10 MbpsDSL99%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 50 MbpsDSL99%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic11%
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Kearney internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Kearney 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 Kearney area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Kearney residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 26% of those living in Kearney.

There are nine internet providers serving the Kearney area, and 99.37% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Kearney's nine internet providers, prices start at $34.95 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Kearney

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 45 Mbps 44 Mbps Fiber-optic
HughesNet 23 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 108 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Kearney

The largest internet providers in Kearney are Spectrum and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Kearney.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Kearney residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 99% of the area. Kearney’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 17% of Kearney residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Kearney covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Kearney, $51.11.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kearney, $1.06.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Kearney. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Kearney's providers, 81 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Kearney covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Kearney 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Kearney, $51.11.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.45 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kearney, $1.06.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Kearney. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Kearney's providers, 81 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

17%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in Kearney covering 17% 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 Kearney than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Kearney, $51.11.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.45 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kearney, $1.06.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in Kearney. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Kearney's providers, 81 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Kearney and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Kearney at $49.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Kearney at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Kearney 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 Kearney may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $49.99 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 Kearney DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Kearney with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Kearney. The next fastest internet provider in Kearney is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 17% of the area.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers the cheapest internet in Kearney with plans starting at $34.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Kearney, $51.11.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Kearney, covering 17% of the city. Telephone Operating Company of Vermont also offers fiber internet in Kearney and is available to 11% of households.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.