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Internet providers in Ozark, MO

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Ozark, MO internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL84%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic2.721%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable61%
Sho-Me Technologies - -Fiber-optic6.706%
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Ozark internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Ozark 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 Ozark area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Ozark residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 37% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.300% of those living in Ozark.

There are seven internet providers serving the Ozark area, and 99.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ozark's seven internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ozark

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Optimum 83 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
Mediacom 113 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
Total Highspeed Internet Solutions 70 Mbps 50 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 39 Mbps 22 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Ozark

The largest internet providers in Ozark are CenturyLink, Optimum, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to Ozark.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Ozark residents, covering 84% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 100% of the area. Ozark’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 61% of Ozark residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Ozark covering 84% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Ozark 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 Ozark, $50.00.

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 Ozark, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Ozark. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ozark's providers, 446 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in Ozark covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Ozark, $50.00.

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 Ozark, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Ozark. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ozark's providers, 446 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

61%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to most households in Ozark covering 61% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ozark 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 Ozark, $50.00.

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 Ozark, $0.65.

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 Ozark. These download speeds are available to 61% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ozark's providers, 446 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Ozark and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ozark at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ozark at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Ozark 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 Ozark 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 Ozark cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Ozark with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Ozark. The next fastest internet provider in Ozark is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 61% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Ozark with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ozark, $50.00.

Sho-Me Technologies is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ozark, covering 6.706% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Ozark and is available to 2.721% of households.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.