Internet providers in Macon, MO

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

There are five internet providers serving the Macon area, and 99.78% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Macon's five internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Macon

The largest internet providers in Macon are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL and satellite options to Macon.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Macon residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Macon’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Macon residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

40 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Macon covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Macon 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 Macon, $53.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Macon, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 40 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Macon. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Macon's providers, 26 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Macon covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Macon where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Macon, $53.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Macon, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Macon. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Macon's providers, 26 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Macon covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Macon where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Macon, $53.00.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Macon, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Macon. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Macon's providers, 26 Mbps.

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Macon, MO internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 40 MbpsDSL100%
Chariton Valley Telephone Corporation - -Fiber-optic100%
Mark Twain Rural Telephone Company - -DSL2.288%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Chariton Valley Telephone Corporation is the fastest internet provider in Macon with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Macon. The next fastest internet provider in Macon is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 40 Mbps to 100% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Macon with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Macon, $53.00.

Chariton Valley Telephone Corporation is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Macon, covering 100% of the city.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.