Atlantic, Iowa Broadband Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 5 choices for service in Atlantic, IA that meet this minimum speed threshold. Of course, many households will find this minimum speed is not sufficient for their needs, especially if they often have multiple downloads occurring simultaneously.
We aim to help you find the best choice when shopping for high speed internet service in Atlantic by using our ranking algorithm that takes into consideration the upload speed, download speed, coverage area and overall value. A summary of our results is as follows:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Mediacom||Cable||1000 Mbps||50 Mbps||97.3%|
|2||Future Technologies||wireless||100 Mbps||10 Mbps||100.0%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||CenturyLink||DSL||40 Mbps||3 Mbps||35.9%|
Atlantic IA Internet Access Options
When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Atlantic have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Atlantic compare to Cass County? The average speed in Atlantic is 40.99 Mbps which is faster than Cass County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Iowa average of 28.88 Mbps.
Atlantic Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in Atlantic is 117.7% faster than the Cass County average and 26.5% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Atlantic is 9.23 Mbps. This is 101.1% faster than the Cass County average and 20.4% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 47.3% of Cass County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 47.2% of Cass County residents
The average internet download speed in Cass County is 18.83 Mbps based upon 40376 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Atlantic is 41.9% faster than the average in Iowa and 26.5% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Atlantic residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Mediacom as the top provider for Atlantic, Iowa.
Who has the fastest internet service in Atlantic?
Mediacom with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Atlantic.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Atlantic, Iowa?
The following zip codes were used: 50022
What is fiber internet service?
Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Atlantic internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
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How do the internet speeds in Atlantic compare to other cities in Iowa?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Atlantic, Iowa population.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Atlantic, Iowa?
Future Technologies provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Atlantic.
Atlantic Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 170+ channels
- TiVo integrated search
- 3 video package tiers
- Watch live TV or recordings from your mobile device with the Xtream TV app
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app