West Burlington, 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 West Burlington, 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 West Burlington 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||99.0%|
|2||CenturyLink||DSL, Fiber||100 Mbps||40 Mbps||68.0%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||Local Internet Service||Fiber||100 Mbps||100 Mbps||36.4%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
West Burlington 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 West Burlington 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
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 West Burlington of 8.67 Mbps are faster than the Des Moines County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Iowa.
West Burlington Internet Access Facts
Fiber optic internet is available to 33.1% of Des Moines County residents
The average internet download speed in Des Moines County is 24.5 Mbps based upon 52264 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in West Burlington is 36.1% faster than the average in Iowa and 21.3% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in West Burlington is 8.67 Mbps. This is 9.5% faster than the Des Moines County average and 25.3% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 99.0% of the West Burlington population
There are 5 residential internet providers in West Burlington, IA providing service to at least 15% of the city
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 West Burlington 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 West Burlington, Iowa.
Who has the fastest internet service in West Burlington?
Mediacom with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in West Burlington.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for West Burlington, Iowa?
The following zip codes were used: 52601 and 52655
How do the internet speeds in West Burlington compare to other cities in Iowa?
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 West Burlington, Iowa?
Mediacom provides broadband internet service to 99.0% of West Burlington.
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.
What download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new West Burlington 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|
Zero latency gaming
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in West Burlington - CenturyLink.
West Burlington 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