Internet Providers in Walker, Iowa

Most Popular Internet Providers in Walker, Iowa:

Showing 1 to 10 Providers

  • 1. 1. Rise Broadband
    88.6% Available
    88.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    4 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-50mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $34.95 - $64.95
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. CenturyLink
    5.4% Available
    5.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $50
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 5. 5. Windstream
    91.6% Available
    91.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    200 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Price Range: $45 - $97
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 6. 6. LTD
    84.7% Available
    84.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    20 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $60 - $120
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 7. 7. SpeedConnect
    35.2% Available
    35.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 15-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $39.95 - $69.95
  • 8. 8. USA
    18.6% Available
    18.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
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  • 9. 9. USA
    17.9% Available
    17.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    100 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 60-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $61.75 - $154.45
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 10. East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative
    1.8% Available
    1.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    350 Mbps
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    100 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-350mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $79.95 - $109.95
1 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Walker. See All
1 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Walker. See All
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. U.S. Cellular
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-6mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $160
  • 3. 3. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. T-Mobile
    59.4% Available
    59.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
    Download
    0.2 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-0.768mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Walker, Iowa

3-4 ISPs can provide service to the average Walker location. In context, this is a high amount of choice in comparison to other cities. Robust competition often results in more affordable regional pricing.

DSL Internet providers like Windstream deliver Internet service using phone lines, which explains why DSL is purchased through telecommunication companies that bundle Internet access with landline telephone connections. DSL Internet is available for 92.99 percent of the Walker population. See the speed graphs on this page to get an idea of how the advertised speeds align with current customers' speed and throughputrecorded by local subscribers.

We should note here that since FCC availability data is currently only collected biannually and only released 6+ months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Windstream is also a common Internet option in Walker. They offer DSL and Fiber service in 91 percent of Walker. LTD Broadband offers an alternative wireless service for 84 percent of the local area, although it needs roof access or line of site with a LTD Broadband tower or access point.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Walker so far as coverage. As the map below demonstrates, these providers frequently compete at addresses around Walker.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Walker, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
USA Communications (Iowa) 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 17.9%
Windstream 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 91.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s 88.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 5.4%
East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative 350 Mbps DSL 23s 1.8%
USA Communications (Iowa) 6 Mbps Cable 22m 45s 18.6%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Walker

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Walker is the 35th most connected city in Iowa ahead of Center Point, Coggon, Independence, and Shellsburg, but behind Central City.

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 Benton County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 26% of people living in Walker have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 31% of Walker residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Benton County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Data Caps and Video Streaming Around Walker

Data collected by our research team shows that some of the popular ISPs place a limit on data use on residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers insist that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Compare Walker to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Walker 19.3 Mbps 11 $1.02 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +515.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +129.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +141.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +150.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +12 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +142.8 Mbps ) 8 ( -3 ) $0.66 ( $0.00 )