Internet Providers in Palo, Iowa

Residential Internet Statistics for Palo, IA
Internet Service Providers: 11
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Palo, Iowa:

Showing 1 to 13 Providers

  • 1. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    90.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    90.1% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. Rise Broadband
    23.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    23.3% Available
  • 5. 5. CenturyLink
    19.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    19.1% Available
  • 6. 6. Palo Cooperative Telephone Association
    73.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    73.9% Available
  • 7. 7. Mediacom
    26% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    26% Available
  • 8. 8. USA
    26% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *6 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    26% Available
  • 9. 9. USA
    18.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    18.2% Available
  • 10. 10. ATC Communications
    9.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    9.7% Available
  • 11. 11. Martelle Communications Co-op
    8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *110 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    8% Available
  • 12. 12. Martelle Communications Co-op
    8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *8 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    8% Available
  • 13. 13. Atkins Telephone Company
    5.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *40 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    5.1% Available
  • 1. Rise Broadband
    55.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    55.3% Available
  • 2. CenturyLink Business
    24.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    24.9% Available
  • 3. Mediacom Business
    23.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    23.4% Available
  • 4. CenturyLink Business
    8.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    8.4% Available
  • 7. 5. Unite Private
    2.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    2.2% Available

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Internet Access in Palo, Iowa

As evidence in the table above, wireless service is the primary Internet source for Palo and the surrounding area.

T-Mobile 5G Home Internet is another common Internet option in Palo, offering primarily 5G Internet connections available to 90 percent of the area.

The average Palo household has 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. This is a strong amount of market competition. It tends to improve pricing and service reliability. This choice isn't distributed evenly, however. even in 2022, a surprising 47.94 of the local population still has only one or fewer choices for wired broadband services.

Remember that since FCC coverage data is currently only collected twice a year and only published six months after, availability shown here may not be complete.

As of the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable providers in Palo so far as coverage area. The more common providers frequently cover the same addresses in most neighborhoods around Palo.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Palo, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 26.0%
USA Communications (Iowa) 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 18.2%
ATC Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 9.7%
Martelle Communications Co-op 110 Mbps Cable 1m 14s 8.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 19.1%
Palo Cooperative Telephone Association 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 73.9%
Atkins Telephone Company 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s 5.1%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 90.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s 23.3%
Martelle Communications Co-op 8 Mbps Cable 17m 4s 8.0%
USA Communications (Iowa) 6 Mbps Cable 22m 45s 26.0%
900 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.

Palo is the 62nd most connected city in Iowa ahead of Robins, Center Point, Shellsburg, and Atkins, but behind Hiawatha.

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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 2,000 people in Linn 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: 88% of people living in Palo have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

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

Approximately 52% of Palo 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 Linn County, approximately 4,000 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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