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Internet providers in 52001

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52001 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.740%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL65%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Alpha Enterprises $31.50 4 - 20 MbpsDSL52%
Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association $39.99 50 - 40 MbpsFiber-optic4.960%
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52001 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 52001 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 52001 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% of those living in the 52001 ZIP code.

There are 13 internet providers serving the 52001 area, and 98.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 13 internet providers in 52001, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Dubuque

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 35 Mbps 40 Mbps Fiber-optic
Mediacom 127 Mbps 23 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 52001

The largest internet providers serving the 52001 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Alpha Enterprises bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 52001 ZIP code, covering 65% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. Dubuque’s third most-available internet provider, Alpha Enterprises, offers DSL to around 52% of residents in the 52001 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

65%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 52001 ZIP code, covering 65% 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 Dubuque, $43.30.

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 Dubuque, $1.01.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 52001 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 65% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dubuque's providers, 309 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

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in the 52001 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 52001 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 Dubuque, $43.30.

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 Dubuque, $1.01.

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 52001 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dubuque's providers, 309 Mbps.

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Alpha Enterprises DSL internet

Provider

Alpha Enterprises

Starting price*
$31.5/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

52%

DSL from Alpha Enterprises offers broadband to about half of households in the 52001 ZIP code, covering 52% of the area.

DSL internet from Alpha Enterprises 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 Alpha Enterprises start at $31.5/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dubuque, $43.30.

Alpha Enterprises customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.88 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dubuque, $1.01.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Alpha Enterprises offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 52001 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 52% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dubuque's providers, 309 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 52001 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 52001 and the greater Dubuque area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dubuque at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Dubuque at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 52001 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 52001 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 52001 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.740% of households in 52001. The next fastest internet provider in the 52001 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Keystone Farmers Cooperative Telephone Company offers the cheapest internet in the 52001 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dubuque, $43.30.

Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 52001 ZIP code, covering 4.960% of the city. Bernard Communications also offers fiber internet in 52001 and is available to 2.810% of households.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.