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Internet providers in 50801

Find internet providers serving the 50801 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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50801 internet providers

Provider
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL92%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsCable12%
Windstream $75.00 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.460%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable87%
Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone Association $69.95 25 - 200 MbpsDSL4.270%
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50801 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 50801 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 50801 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.800% of those living in the 50801 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 50801 area, and 85.95% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 50801, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Creston

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 11 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
Windstream 56 Mbps 26 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 112 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 50801

The largest internet providers serving the 50801 ZIP code are Windstream, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Windstream is available to nearly all in the 50801 ZIP code, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 87% of the area. Creston’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 50801 ZIP code.

Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50801 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Creston, $50.97.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Creston, $0.50.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 50801 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Creston's providers, 198 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

87%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50801 ZIP code, covering 87% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50801 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 Creston, $50.97.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Creston, $0.50.

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 50801 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Creston's providers, 198 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 50801 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 50801 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 Creston, $50.97.

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 Creston, $0.50.

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 50801 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Creston's providers, 198 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 50801 frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in the 50801 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in 50801. The next fastest internet provider in the 50801 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 12% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 50801 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Creston, $50.97.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50801 ZIP code, covering 0.460% of the city.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.