Avoca, Iowa Broadband Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 8 choices for service in Avoca, 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 Avoca 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:
|Max Download Speed
|Max Upload Speed
|Marne & Elk Horn
|Cable, DSL, Fiber
|Western Iowa Wireless
Avoca 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 Avoca 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 Avoca compare to Pottawattamie County? The average speed in Avoca is 8.7 Mbps which is slower than Pottawattamie County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Iowa average of 28.88 Mbps.
Avoca Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Avoca is 8.7 Mbps based upon 1256 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 99.7% of the Avoca population
Fiber optic internet is available to 99.7% of Avoca residents
There are 8 residential internet providers in Avoca, IA providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Avoca is 56.2% slower than the Pottawattamie County average and 73.1% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 82.1% of Pottawattamie County residents
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 Avoca 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 Avoca, Iowa.
Who has the fastest internet service in Avoca?
Mediacom with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Avoca.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Avoca, Iowa?
The following zip codes were used: 51521
How do the internet speeds in Avoca compare to other cities in Iowa?
What is an internet data cap?
Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.
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.
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Avoca, Iowa?
Marne & Elk Horn and Future Technologies provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Avoca.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 8 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Avoca, IA residents.
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
Avoca 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