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Internet providers in Salem, MO

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Salem, MO internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 40 MbpsDSL95%
CoBridge Communications $NaN [object Object] - 250 MbpsCable100%
Steelville Telephone Exchange - -DSL2.716%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $64.99 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Salem internet service at a glance

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

There are five internet providers serving the Salem area, and 99.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Salem's five internet providers, prices start at $NaN and available download speeds reach up to 250 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Salem

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 25 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
HughesNet 22 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 17 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Salem

The largest internet providers in Salem are CenturyLink, CoBridge Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Salem.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Salem residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from CoBridge Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Salem’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Salem residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

40 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Salem covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Salem 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Salem, $59.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Salem, $NaN.

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 Salem. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Salem's providers, 82 Mbps.

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CoBridge Communications cable internet

Provider

CoBridge Communications

Starting price*
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Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from CoBridge Communications offers broadband to all households in Salem covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for CoBridge Communications start at $[object Object]/mo.*, which is starting price for internet in Salem, $59.99.

CoBridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to [object Object] Mbps, which comes to an estimated $NaN per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Salem, $NaN.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CoBridge Communications offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Salem. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Salem's providers, 82 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Salem 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Salem, $59.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Salem, $NaN.

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 Salem. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Salem's providers, 82 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CoBridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in Salem with download speeds up to 250 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Salem. The next fastest internet provider in Salem is Steelville Telephone Exchange, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 2.716% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Salem with plans starting at $50/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Salem, $59.99.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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