Internet Providers in Dubuque, IA

Residential Internet Statistics for Dubuque, IA
Internet Service Providers: 9
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Dubuque, Iowa:

Showing 1 to 11 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    94.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    94.7% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    89% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    89% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Mediacom
    97.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    97.2% Available
  • 6. 6. Comelec Internet Services
    82.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *40 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    82.1% Available
  • 7. 7. CS Technologies
    47.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    47.1% Available
  • 8. 8. Comelec Internet Services
    14.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    14.9% Available
  • 9. 9. MvLink
    12% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    12% Available
  • 10. 10. ImOn
    5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    5% Available
  • 11. Bernard Telephone
    1.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *500 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    1.2% Available
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Internet Access in Dubuque, Iowa

The average local download performance (57.68 Mbps across all Dubuque speed test records) ranks beneath the state average of 82.97 Mbps. Regardless, the area has multiple wired Internet options available including fiber/cable/DSL from several local companies.

Keep in mind, since FCC data is currently only tallied up twice annually and only released six months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.

broadband market competition is decent for Dubuque, and the average Dubuque census block has about 3-4 providers to choose from. (3.26 in each census block to be exact.)

Mediacom Cable is also a commonly available Internet option in Dubuque. They offer primarily Cable connections in 97 percent of the area. Comelec Internet Services offers an alternative wireless service for 82 percent of the local area. Keep in mind that fixed wireless requires roof access and proximity to a Comelec Internet Services tower or access point.

According to the most recent FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable Internet providers in Dubuque as measured by coverage. These ISPs frequently compete at addresses in most neighborhoods around Dubuque.

  • There are 23 internet providers in Dubuque with 11 of those offering residential service
  • Dubuque is the 21st most connected city in Iowa ahead of Peosta, Hazel Green, East Dubuque, Potosi, and Epworth.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Dubuque, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 97.2%
Comelec Internet Services 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 14.9%
MvLink 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 12.0%
ImOn Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 5.0%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 94.7%
Bernard Telephone 500 Mbps Fiber 16s 1.2%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 89.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
CS Technologies -- Mbps Fiber -- 47.1%
2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Dubuque is the 21st most connected city in Iowa ahead of Peosta, Hazel Green, East Dubuque, Potosi, and Epworth.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 700 people in Dubuque County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 39% of people living in Dubuque have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 97% of Dubuque residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Dubuque County, approximately 1,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Dubuque to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Dubuque 57.7 Mbps 14 $0.39 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +524 Mbps ) 22 ( +8 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +115.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +7 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +142 Mbps ) 20 ( +6 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +144.5 Mbps ) 27 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +138.8 Mbps ) 11 ( -3 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )