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Internet providers in 52003

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52003 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic9.867%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL46%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Alpha Enterprises $31.50 4 - 20 MbpsDSL41%
Bernard Communications $44.95 50 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic5.662%
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52003 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 52003 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 52003 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% 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 20% of those living in the 52003 ZIP code.

There are 12 internet providers serving the 52003 area, and 97.69% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 12 internet providers in 52003, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 52003

The largest internet providers serving the 52003 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Alpha Enterprises bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to many in the 52003 ZIP code, covering 46% 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 41% of residents in the 52003 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

46%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 52003 ZIP code, covering 46% 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, $42.15.

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, $0.90.

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 52003 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 46% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dubuque's providers, 262 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 52003 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 52003 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, $42.15.

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, $0.90.

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 52003 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, 262 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

41%

DSL from Alpha Enterprises offers broadband to about half of households in the 52003 ZIP code, covering 41% 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, $42.15.

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, $0.90.

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 52003 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 41% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dubuque's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 52003 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 52003 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 52003 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 52003 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 52003 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 9.867% of households in 52003. The next fastest internet provider in the 52003 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 52003 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dubuque, $42.15.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 52003 ZIP code, covering 9.867% of the city. Bernard Communications also offers fiber internet in 52003 and is available to 5.662% of households.

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.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.