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Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
Clear Lake Independent Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic86%
Clear Lake Independent Telephone Company - -DSL28%
Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association - -DSL11%
Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association - -Fiber-optic11%
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50428 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 50428 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 50428 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 97% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 33% of those living in the 50428 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 50428 area, and 97.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 50428, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 50428

The largest internet providers serving the 50428 ZIP code are Mediacom, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Mediacom is available to nearly all in the 50428 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Clear Lake’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 50428 ZIP code.

Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50428 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50428 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 Clear Lake, $45.99.

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 Clear Lake, $2.09.

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 50428 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Clear Lake's providers, 259 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 50428 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 50428 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 Clear Lake, $45.99.

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 Clear Lake, $2.09.

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 50428 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Clear Lake's providers, 259 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

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

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 50428 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 50428 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Clear Lake, $45.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Clear Lake, $2.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 50428 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Clear Lake's providers, 259 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 50428 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 50428 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 50428. The next fastest internet provider in the 50428 ZIP code is Clear Lake Independent Telephone Company, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 86% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 50428 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Clear Lake, $45.99.

Clear Lake Independent Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50428 ZIP code, covering 86% of the city. Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association also offers fiber internet in 50428 and is available to 11% of households.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.