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Internet providers in 52002

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52002 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL83%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.040%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Alpha Enterprises - -DSL49%
Bernard Communications $44.95 50 - 500 MbpsFiber-optic10%
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52002 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 52002 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 52002 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 97% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 70% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in the 52002 ZIP code.

There are 10 internet providers serving the 52002 area, and 96.32% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 10 internet providers in 52002, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Dubuque

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 124 Mbps 20 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 121 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 52002

The largest internet providers serving the 52002 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Bernard Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 52002 ZIP code, covering 83% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 98% of the area. Dubuque’s third most-available internet provider, Bernard Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 10% of residents in the 52002 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 52002 ZIP code, covering 83% 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 $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Dubuque, $44.98.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dubuque, $1.22.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 52002 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dubuque's providers, 329 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 52002 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 52002 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dubuque, $44.98.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dubuque, $1.22.

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 52002 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dubuque's providers, 329 Mbps.

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Bernard Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Bernard Communications

Starting price*
$44.95/mo.
Max download speed

500 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Fiber-optic from Bernard Communications offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 52002 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Bernard Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 52002 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Bernard Communications start at $44.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Dubuque, $44.98.

Bernard Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.90 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dubuque, $1.22.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Bernard Communications offers download speeds up to 500 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in 52002 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dubuque's providers, 329 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 52002 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 52002 and the greater Dubuque area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dubuque at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dubuque at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 52002 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 Dubuque may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Dubuque cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 52002 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 52002 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 52002. The next fastest internet provider in the 52002 ZIP code is BendBroadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 91% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 52002 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dubuque, $44.98.

Bernard Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 52002 ZIP code, covering 10% of the city. Maquoketa Valley Rural Electric Cooperative also offers fiber internet in 52002 and is available to 7.220% of households.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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