Drexel, MO High Speed Internet Service

Drexel, MO has a total of 5 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 5 internet service options in Drexel. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Drexel is Consolidated. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1ConsolidatedDSL50 Mbps10 Mbps98.9%
2JMZwireless25 Mbps5 Mbps100.0%
3Wisperwireless25 Mbps4 Mbps95.4%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Drexel MO 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 Drexel which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:


Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Drexel are compared to Bates County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Missouri overall?
Average download speeds in Drexel of 8.49 Mbps are slower than the Bates County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Missouri.


Drexel Internet Access Facts

  • DSL internet is available to 38.7% of the Bates County population

  • The average internet download speed in Drexel is 8.49 Mbps based upon 1392 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 0.0% of the Drexel population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Drexel residents

  • There are 5 residential internet providers in Drexel, MO providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Drexel is 42.9% slower than the Bates County average and 73.8% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps


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 Drexel 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 Consolidated as the top provider for Drexel, Missouri.

How do the internet speeds in Drexel compare to other cities in Missouri?

Click through to see how the Drexel broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Charlack, Fort Leonard Wood, Gideon, Hallsville, Hazelwood, Odessa, Richmond

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 locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Drexel, Missouri?

The following zip codes were used: 64742

Who has the fastest internet service in Drexel?

ViaSat with a download speed of 100 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Drexel.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Drexel - Consolidated.

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 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.

Drexel 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.


  • 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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  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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