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Internet providers in 52401

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52401 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL100%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic0.481%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Olin Telephone Company $45.00 3 - 23 MbpsDSL36%
ImOn Communications $45.00 3 - 80 MbpsCable14%
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52401 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 52401 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 52401 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 10% of those living in the 52401 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 52401 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 52401, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 52401

The largest internet providers serving the 52401 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Olin Telephone Company bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 52401 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 100% of the area. Cedar Rapids’s third most-available internet provider, Olin Telephone Company, offers DSL to around 36% of residents in the 52401 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in the 52401 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cedar Rapids, $45.83.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cedar Rapids, $1.91.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 52401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Cedar Rapids's providers, 392 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in the 52401 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 52401 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cedar Rapids, $45.83.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cedar Rapids, $1.91.

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 52401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cedar Rapids's providers, 392 Mbps.

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Olin Telephone Company DSL internet

Provider

Olin Telephone Company

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

23 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

36%

DSL from Olin Telephone Company offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 52401 ZIP code, covering 36% of the area.

DSL internet from Olin Telephone Company 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 Olin Telephone Company start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cedar Rapids, $45.83.

Olin Telephone Company customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 3 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $15.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cedar Rapids, $1.91.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Olin Telephone Company offers download speeds up to 23 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 52401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 36% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Cedar Rapids's providers, 392 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 52401 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 52401 and the greater Cedar Rapids area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Cedar Rapids at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Cedar Rapids at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 52401 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 52401 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 52401 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 52401. The next fastest internet provider in the 52401 ZIP code is ImOn Communications , offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 10% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 52401 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cedar Rapids, $45.83.

ImOn Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 52401 ZIP code, covering 10% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in 52401 and is available to 0.481% of households.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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