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Internet providers in 50511

Find internet providers serving the 50511 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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50511 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL92%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable90%
Algona Municipal Utilities $60.99 -Cable96%
Algona Municipal Utilities $60.99 -Fiber-optic96%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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50511 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 50511 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Iowa - 96%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 50511 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 97% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 88% of those living in the 50511 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 50511 area, and 92.36% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 50511, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Algona

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 74 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 50511

The largest internet providers serving the 50511 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Algona Municipal Utilities bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 50511 ZIP code, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 90% of the area. Algona’s third most-available internet provider, Algona Municipal Utilities, offers cable to around 96% of residents in the 50511 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50511 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Algona, $47.98.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Algona, $1.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 50511 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Algona's providers, 234 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50511 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50511 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Algona, $47.98.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Algona, $1.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 50511 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Algona's providers, 234 Mbps.

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Algona Municipal Utilities cable internet

Provider

Algona Municipal Utilities

Starting price*
$60.99/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Algona Municipal Utilities offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50511 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Algona Municipal Utilities’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50511 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Algona Municipal Utilities start at $60.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Algona, $47.98.

Algona Municipal Utilities customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 70 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.87 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Algona, $1.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Algona Municipal Utilities offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 50511 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Algona's providers, 234 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 50511 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 50511 and the greater Algona area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Algona at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Algona at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 50511 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Algona may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Algona cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 50511 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 50511 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in 50511. The next fastest internet provider in the 50511 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 92% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 50511 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Algona, $47.98.

Algona Municipal Utilities is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50511 ZIP code, covering 96% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.