Durant, IA High Speed Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 5 choices for service in Durant, 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 Durant 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
1MediacomCable1000 Mbps50 Mbps99.7%
2WindstreamCable, DSL, Fiber200 Mbps200 Mbps99.9%
3Night Owl WirelessFiber, wireless25 Mbps5 Mbps100.0%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Durant IA Internet Access Options

More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Durant which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Durant are compared to Cedar County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Iowa overall?
Average download speeds in Durant of 19.31 Mbps are slower than the Cedar County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Iowa.

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Durant Internet Access Facts

  • The average upload speed in Durant is 5.66 Mbps. This is 37% slower than the average in Iowa and 51.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Durant is 9.9% slower than the Cedar County average and 40.4% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Durant is 5.66 Mbps. This is 22.2% faster than the Cedar County average and 51.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 42.3% of Cedar County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 75.6% of Cedar County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Cedar County is 21.43 Mbps based upon 11296 samples taken in the past year

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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 Durant 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 Durant, Iowa.

Who has the fastest internet service in Durant?

Mediacom with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Durant.

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

The following zip codes were used: 52747 and 52778

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 Durant internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
Zero latency gaming

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

Click through to see how the Durant broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Earlham, Epworth, Robins, Shenandoah, Sigourney, Solon, Urbana

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Durant - Windstream and Night Owl Wireless.

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 Durant, Iowa?

Night Owl Wireless provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Durant.




Durant 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.


Mediacom

  • 170+ channels
  • TiVo integrated search
  • 3 video package tiers
  • Watch live TV or recordings from your mobile device with the Xtream TV app
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DISH

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

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

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

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

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