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Internet providers in 52003

Find internet providers serving the 52003 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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52003 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL46%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic9.870%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Alpha Enterprises - -DSL41%
Bernard Communications $44.95 50 - 500 MbpsFiber-optic5.660%
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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 94% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 48% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.920% 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 $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 239 Mbps 58 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 155 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 52003

The largest internet providers serving the 52003 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite 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, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 52003 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Dubuque, $49.42.

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, $1.18.

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 52003 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 46% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dubuque's providers, 291 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

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 $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dubuque, $49.42.

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, $1.18.

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, 291 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 52003 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 52003 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Dubuque, $49.42.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dubuque, $1.18.

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 52003 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dubuque's providers, 291 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 52003 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 52003 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 52003. The next fastest internet provider in the 52003 ZIP code is BendBroadband, 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 $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dubuque, $49.42.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 52003 ZIP code, covering 9.870% of the city. Bernard Communications also offers fiber internet in 52003 and is available to 5.660% of households.

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.

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.

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.