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Internet providers in 50428

Find internet providers serving the 50428 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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50428 internet providers

Provider
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
Clear Lake Independent Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic86%
Clear Lake Independent Telephone Company - -DSL28%
Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association $49.95 5 - 50 MbpsDSL11%
Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association $49.95 5 - 50 MbpsFiber-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 fiber-optic, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% 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 $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Clear Lake

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 112 Mbps 33 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 50428

The largest internet providers serving the 50428 ZIP code are Mediacom and Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Mediacom is available to nearly all in the 50428 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association, which covers 11% of the area. Clear Lake’s third most-available internet provider, Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association, offers fiber-optic to around 11% of residents in the 50428 ZIP code.

Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/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 $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Clear Lake, $50.81.

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 Clear Lake, $1.69.

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, 218 Mbps.

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Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association DSL internet

Provider

Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

11%

DSL from Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 50428 ZIP code, covering 11% of the area.

DSL internet from Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association 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 Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Clear Lake, $50.81.

Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $9.99 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Clear Lake, $1.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 50428 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Clear Lake's providers, 218 Mbps.

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Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association fiber-optic internet

Provider

Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Fiber-optic from Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 50428 ZIP code, covering 11% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 50428 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Clear Lake, $50.81.

Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $9.99 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Clear Lake, $1.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 50428 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Clear Lake's providers, 218 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 50428 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 50428 and the greater Clear Lake area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Clear Lake at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Clear Lake at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 50428 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 Clear Lake 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 Clear Lake cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers.

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 LTD Broadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 50428 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Clear Lake, $50.81.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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