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Internet providers in 52748

Find internet providers serving the 52748 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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52748 internet providers

Provider
Windstream $19.99 15 - 100 MbpsDSL1.777%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable96%
Alpha Enterprises $31.50 4 - 50 MbpsDSL96%
Alpha Enterprises $31.50 4 - 300 MbpsFiber-optic35%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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52748 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 52748 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 52748 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 35% of those living in the 52748 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 52748 area, and 95.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 52748, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 52748

The largest internet providers serving the 52748 ZIP code are Mediacom and Alpha Enterprises bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Mediacom is available to nearly all in the 52748 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Alpha Enterprises, which covers 96% of the area. Eldridge’s third most-available internet provider, Alpha Enterprises, offers fiber-optic to around 35% of residents in the 52748 ZIP code.

Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 52748 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 52748 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Eldridge, $38.29.

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 Eldridge, $1.60.

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 52748 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Eldridge's providers, 300 Mbps.

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Alpha Enterprises DSL internet

Provider

Alpha Enterprises

Starting price*
$31.5/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Alpha Enterprises offers broadband to nearly all households in the 52748 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Eldridge, $38.29.

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 Eldridge, $1.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Alpha Enterprises offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 52748 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Eldridge's providers, 300 Mbps.

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Alpha Enterprises fiber-optic internet

Provider

Alpha Enterprises

Starting price*
$31.5/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

35%

Fiber-optic from Alpha Enterprises offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 52748 ZIP code, covering 35% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Alpha Enterprises is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 52748 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Alpha Enterprises start at $31.5/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Eldridge, $38.29.

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 Eldridge, $1.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Alpha Enterprises offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 52748 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 35% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Eldridge's providers, 300 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 52748 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 52748 and the greater Eldridge area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Eldridge at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Eldridge at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 52748 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 52748 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 52748 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in 52748. The next fastest internet provider in the 52748 ZIP code is Alpha Enterprises, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 35% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 52748 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Eldridge, $38.29.

Alpha Enterprises is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 52748 ZIP code, covering 35% of the city.

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.

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