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Internet providers in 50320

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CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic12%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL75%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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50320 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 50320 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 50320 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% of those living in the 50320 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 50320 area, and 98.37% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 50320, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 50320

The largest internet providers serving the 50320 ZIP code are CenturyLink and Mediacom bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 50320 ZIP code, covering 75% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 12% of the area. Des Moines’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 50320 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

75%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 50320 ZIP code, covering 75% 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, $44.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Des Moines, $1.80.

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 50320 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Des Moines's providers, 438 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

12%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 50320 ZIP code, covering 12% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 50320 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Des Moines, $44.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Des Moines, $1.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 50320 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Des Moines's providers, 438 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 50320 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50320 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, $44.99.

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, $1.80.

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 50320 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, 438 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 50320 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 50320 and the greater Des Moines area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Des Moines at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Des Moines at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 50320 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 Des Moines may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 Des Moines cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 50320 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 50320 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 12% of households in 50320. The next fastest internet provider in the 50320 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 50320 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Des Moines, $44.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50320 ZIP code, covering 12% of the city.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.