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Internet providers in 52101

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52101 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL63%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable79%
NEIT Services $69.95 25 - 9 MbpsDSL18%
Mabel CO-OP Telephone $38.95 5 - 1.5 MbpsDSL7.285%
AcenTek $29.95 200 - 15 MbpsDSL4.412%
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52101 internet service at a glance

At 91%, broadband coverage in the 52101 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 52101 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 84% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 80% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.740% of those living in the 52101 ZIP code.

There are 10 internet providers serving the 52101 area, and 74.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 10 internet providers in 52101, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 52101

The largest internet providers serving the 52101 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and NEIT Services bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 52101 ZIP code, covering 63% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 79% of the area. Decorah’s third most-available internet provider, NEIT Services , offers DSL to around 18% of residents in the 52101 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

63%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 52101 ZIP code, covering 63% 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 Decorah, $46.73.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decorah, $0.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 52101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 63% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Decorah's providers, 171 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

79%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to most households in the 52101 ZIP code, covering 79% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 52101 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 Decorah, $46.73.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decorah, $0.64.

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 52101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Decorah's providers, 171 Mbps.

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NEIT Services DSL internet

Provider

NEIT Services

Starting price*
$69.95/mo.
Max download speed

9 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

18%

DSL from NEIT Services offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 52101 ZIP code, covering 18% of the area.

DSL internet from NEIT Services 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 NEIT Services start at $69.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Decorah, $46.73.

NEIT Services customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.80 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decorah, $0.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, NEIT Services offers download speeds up to 9 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 52101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 18% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Decorah's providers, 171 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 52101 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 52101 and the greater Decorah area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Decorah at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Decorah at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 52101 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 52101 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 52101 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 79% of households in 52101. The next fastest internet provider in the 52101 ZIP code is Hawkey Interconnect Company, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 2.018% of the area.

AcenTek offers the cheapest internet in the 52101 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Decorah, $46.73.

Hawkey Interconnect Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 52101 ZIP code, covering 2.018% of the city. Mabel CO-OP Telephone also offers fiber internet in 52101 and is available to 0.718% of households.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.