Internet providers in 50316

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50316 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL72%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Skybeam - -Wireless100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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50316 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 50316 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 50316 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% 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 five internet providers serving the 50316 area, and 98.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 50316, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 50316

The largest internet providers serving the 50316 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 50316 ZIP code, covering 72% 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 50316 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

72%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 50316 ZIP code, covering 72% 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, $46.25.

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, $1.59.

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 50316 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 72% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Des Moines's providers, 294 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 50316 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50316 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, $46.25.

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, $1.59.

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 50316 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, 294 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 50316 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 50316 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, $46.25.

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, $1.59.

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 50316 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, 294 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 50316 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 50316 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 50316. The next fastest internet provider in the 50316 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 140 Mbps to 72% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 50316 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Des Moines, $46.25.

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.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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