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Internet providers in 52401

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CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL100%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic0.481%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Olin Telephone Company, Inc. - -DSL36%
ImOn Communications, LLC - -Cable14%
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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 HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite 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, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% 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, $44.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cedar Rapids, $1.80.

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, 253 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, $44.99.

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, $1.80.

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, 253 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 52401 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Cedar Rapids, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cedar Rapids, $1.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 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, 253 Mbps.

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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, LLC, 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, $44.99.

ImOn Communications, LLC 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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.