Internet providers in 50311

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50311 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL70%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Martelle Communications $49.95 15 - 8 MbpsCable1.100%
Martelle Communications $49.95 15 - 5 MbpsDSL1.100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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50311 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 50311 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 50311 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Des Moines, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 50311 area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 50311, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 50311

The largest internet providers serving the 50311 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 50311 ZIP code, covering 70% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 100% of the area. Des Moines’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 50311 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

70%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 50311 ZIP code, covering 70% 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 Des Moines, $46.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Des Moines, $1.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 50311 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Des Moines's providers, 238 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

100%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in the 50311 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50311 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 Des Moines, $46.99.

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 Des Moines, $1.62.

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 50311 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Des Moines's providers, 238 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 50311 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 50311 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 Des Moines, $46.99.

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 Des Moines, $1.62.

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 50311 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Des Moines's providers, 238 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 50311 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 50311 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 50311. The next fastest internet provider in the 50311 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 140 Mbps to 70% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 50311 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Des Moines, $46.99.

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Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.