Best Red Oak Internet Service Providers

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 4 choices for service in Red Oak, 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 Red Oak 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 Mbps97.4%
2Future Technologieswireless25 Mbps5 Mbps100.0%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Red Oak 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 Red Oak have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Red Oak are compared to Montgomery County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Iowa overall?
Average download speeds in Red Oak of 33.81 Mbps are faster than the Montgomery County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Iowa.

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Red Oak Internet Access Facts

  • The average upload speed in Red Oak is 7.56 Mbps. This is 3.7% faster than the Montgomery County average and 34.8% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Red Oak is 33.81 Mbps based upon 15424 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 63.0% of Montgomery County residents

  • Cable internet is available to 97.4% of the Red Oak population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 36.1% of Montgomery County residents

  • DSL internet is available to 100.0% of Red Oak residents

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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 Red Oak 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 Red Oak, Iowa.

Who has the fastest internet service in Red Oak?

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

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

The following zip codes were used: 51566 and 51591

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

Click through to see how the Red Oak broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Eddyville, Ely, Griswold, Northwood, Pocahontas, Robins, West Burlington

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Red Oak, 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 Red Oak, Iowa population.

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 Red Oak, Iowa?

Future Technologies provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Red Oak.




Red Oak 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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