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Internet providers in 50616

Find internet providers serving the 50616 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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50616 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL90%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL1.640%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable90%
Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (OmniTel) $74.95 -Fiber-optic5.370%
Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (OmniTel) $74.95 -Cable0.770%
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50616 internet service at a glance

At 91%, broadband coverage in the 50616 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 50616 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 90% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 37% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.570% of those living in the 50616 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 50616 area, and 87.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 50616, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Charles City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 134 Mbps 83 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 96 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 19 Mbps 7 Mbps Wireless
Unggoy Broadband 7 Mbps 2 Mbps Wireless
LTD Broadband 9 Mbps 3 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in 50616

The largest internet providers serving the 50616 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 50616 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 90% of the area. Charles City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 50616 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50616 ZIP code, covering 90% 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 Charles City, $53.11.

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 Charles City, $1.11.

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 50616 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Charles City's providers, 202 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 50616 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50616 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 Charles City, $53.11.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Charles City, $1.11.

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 50616 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Charles City's providers, 202 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 50616 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 50616 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Charles City, $53.11.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Charles City, $1.11.

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 50616 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Charles City's providers, 202 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 50616 frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in the 50616 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.640% of households in 50616. The next fastest internet provider in the 50616 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 90% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 50616 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Charles City, $53.11.

Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (OmniTel) is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50616 ZIP code, covering 5.370% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.