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High-Speed Internet for Cape Girardeau

With EarthLink, you’ll never get pricked by slow internet again. As the top internet provider in Cape Girardeau, we’re bringing the fastest speeds and most reliable connection to the City of Roses. Plus, Cape Girardeau has been rated as one of Missouri’s new tech hot spots — meaning having super-fast fiber internet is more important than ever.

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Fast Facts

  • There are six fiber internet providers in the Cape Girardeau area
  • Roughly 16% of Cape Girardeau has access to fiber internet
  • EarthLink has the best high-speed internet coverage
  • Cape Girardeau attracts remote workers as many look to move away from big cities 1
  • Cape Girardeau lures tech workers through various initiatives including the First $50k Start Up competition 2
  • The average internet speed in Cape Girardeau is 39 Mbps 3
  • The cost of living in Cape Girardeau is 17.5% less than the national average 4
  • The median home price in Cape Girardeau is $174,086 5

Things to Do in Cape Girardeau

Located on the western bank of the mighty Mississippi, Cape Girardeau is an up-and-coming town with irresistible charm. With 250 years of fascinating history and tons of breathtaking scenery all around, it’s the place to be.


Take a walk and admire the Mississippi River Tales murals, 24 panels of art showcasing the city’s rich history.


See a Civil War reenactment at the historic Fort D, which protected the city of Cape Girardeau during the war.


See a double feature or live music performance with the whole family at the Rock ‘N’ Roll Drive-In.


Enjoy the great outdoors at the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center and learn about Native American history at various exhibits.

Better connectivity for increased productivity

EarthLink considers internet speed to be the most essential requirement for any user, which is why we provide a wide range of speeds up to 1 Gig. Call today to compare internet speeds available near Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Mobile Service

The right connection and transparent pricing also extend to your mobile provider. EarthLink Mobile offers five plans to fit any lifestyle, all with the best nationwide coverage. Plus, you can bring your own phone or upgrade to a newer device. Call to get started today!

EarthLink Security & Tools for Cape Girardeau, Missouri

We’re not just a Missouri internet provider. With a whole suite of tools, we’re here for every part of your digital life. We offer:

EarthLink Protect+ Powered by Norton Life Lock:
Keeps you safer than ever. This cyber safety tool offers real-time protection and dark web monitoring plus a secure VPN, million-dollar protection package, and more.

EarthLink Online Backup:
Never worry about a missing file again. Use online backup to automate your data backup, sync your files across multiple devices, and easily view and share your files with family and friends.

EarthLink Guardian:
Keeping your kids safer online is a full-time job — we can help. Powered by Bark, Guardian is a parental control tool that helps families manage and protect their children’s online lives while still preserving privacy.

EarthLink EasyTech:
The solution to your smart device problems is our remote IT support. If you have a TV that won’t connect, a video doorbell that won’t ring (or any other smart device issue), just call our product experts, and they’ll work to resolve your problem remotely.

Internet Service Comparison Chart

Not sure which type of high-speed internet service is actually the best? We break down a few options here, or you can find out more. Spoiler: fiber is the clear winner.

Internet Type Speed Price Accessibility Reliability
Fiber Highest Medium High High
Wireless Home Medium Medium High High
Cable High Medium High Medium
Satellite Low Medium High Low

As a Cape Girardeau internet provider, EarthLink offers:

  • Cape Girardeau Fiber Internet: the fastest speeds with no data caps and maximum reliability.
  • Cape Girardeau Wireless Home Internet: faster speeds than your cell phone’s hotspot, wide availability, and easy installation.
  • Cape Girardeau Satellite Internet: a dependable choice for rural internet with a variety of plans to fit your needs.
  • Cape Girardeau Rural Internet: if you live in a hard-to-reach area or an internet desert, we can help keep you connected.
  • Cape Girardeau Business Internet: if you’re ready to take your small business to the next level, trust one of the top internet providers in Missouri.

Nearby Cities/Zip Codes

With a population of 134,051 people (and counting), the entire area is flourishing. You don’t have to live in the very heart of downtown to get the best Cape Girardeau internet — but we can reach you there, too.

  • Cape Girardeau — including zip codes 63701, 63702, 63703, 63780
  • Arnold — including zip codes 63010 and 63129
  • Carbondale — including zip codes 62901, 62902, 62903
  • Fenton — including zip codes 63026, 63099, 63127
  • Festus — including zip codes 63028 and 63048
  • Paducah, KY — including zip codes 42001, 42002, 42003
  • Perryville — including zip codes 63775 and 63776
  • Poplar Bluff — including zip codes 63901 and 63902

Frequently Asked Questions

No. If you’re already an EarthLink customer, we make it easy to transfer your service to your new address.

It only takes a few minutes to let us know you’re moving. We can help in two ways: check the available service for your new address above or call us at 888-327-8454.

For the smoothest transition, let us know you’re moving at least two weeks before you need service at your new address. It takes a little time, so the sooner you can let us know, the better. We ask for at least two weeks to avoid any downtime. We’ll keep you posted on progress via text on the phone number updated on your account.

An installation fee will be determined when your relocation order is submitted. Similar to the original installation, we’ll send a professional installer to get you all set up. Any early termination fees at the old address will be waived when service is established at the new address. Your new service will have an updated early termination fee.

Take your modem, power cord, and cables. When the technician arrives to set up your transferred service, they’ll take back what isn’t needed. Don’t be surprised if the technician provides new and better equipment.

You can upgrade at any time! We would have to check serviceability first to see what higher speeds are supported at your new address.

Not a problem! You can respond to the relocation confirmation text you receive from us or call as soon as you are aware that you need to make a change. The number is 888-327-8454 and select the “relocation” option if prompted. Please note: an adult (18 years or older) must be present at the new address at the time of installation.

We continue to widen our national internet service footprint, so this is getting more and more unlikely. However, if we can’t make this happen (we’ll miss you!), we will let you know right away so you can plan accordingly. Please note: any early termination fees will apply if the move occurs while the service is under contract.

Not a problem. We’ll need to talk to both of you together to transfer ownership of the service. Details we’ll need to collect: name, email, phone, method of payment, and all security questions (which we will verify separately) to transition the account. Also remember: EarthLink email addresses can also be transferred.

We will make arrangements to move your email address and any other service you have subscribed to.

*Actual speeds may vary based on network activity, configuration, and other factors. Subject to availability. Some prices shown may be introductory offers. Equipment fees, taxes, and other fees and restrictions may apply.


  1. “Some reasons why people move to Cape Girardeau & Jackson, and why they love it” via Southeast Missourian, 12/27/2020
  2. “A Start Up-Friendly Area” via Cape Girardeau Area Magnet, 2021
  3. “Internet providers in Cape Girardeau, MO” via All Connect, 10/13/2021
  4. “Cost of Living in Cape Girardeau, Missouri” via Best Places, 2021
  5. “Cape Girardeau Home Values” via Zillow, 2021