Center Point, IA High Speed Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 6 choices for service in Center Point, 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 Center Point 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
1Farmers MutualFiber1000 Mbps100 Mbps100.0%
2LTD Broadbandwireless250 Mbps250 Mbps94.8%
3Rise Broadbandwireless25 Mbps5 Mbps100.0%
4CenturyLinkDSL60 Mbps5 Mbps93.4%
5ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
desktop_mac

Center Point 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 Center Point have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

wifi_tethering

Broadband Internet Speeds

For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Center Point of 8.43 Mbps are faster than the Linn County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Iowa.

wifi

Center Point Internet Access Facts

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 100.0% of Center Point residents

  • The average internet download speed in Linn County is 19.87 Mbps based upon 666544 samples taken in the past year

  • The average upload speed in Center Point is 8.43 Mbps. This is 6.2% slower than the average in Iowa and 27.3% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Center Point is 59.1% faster than the Linn County average and 2.4% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Center Point is 8.43 Mbps. This is 44.1% faster than the Linn County average and 27.3% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 86.9% of Linn County residents

web

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 Center Point 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 Farmers Mutual as the top provider for Center Point, Iowa.

Who has the fastest internet service in Center Point?

Farmers Mutual with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Center Point.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Center Point, Iowa?

The following zip codes were used: 52213

How do the internet speeds in Center Point compare to other cities in Iowa?

Click through to see how the Center Point broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Clarinda, Hinton, Mediapolis, Mitchellville, Ottumwa, Sidney, Webster City

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Center Point - CenturyLink.

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Center Point - Farmers Mutual.

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 Center Point, Iowa?

Farmers Mutual and Rise Broadband provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Center Point.




Center Point 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.


DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Learn More

Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
Learn More

YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
Learn More

DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
Learn More

fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
Learn More

Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
Learn More