Internet providers in 50536

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Windstream $19.99 15 - 100 MbpsDSL92%
Windstream $75.00 15 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic0.538%
Windstream $25.00 15 - 25 MbpsCable20%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable93%
River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative $50.00 10 - 15 MbpsDSL32%
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50536 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 50536 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 50536 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 95% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Emmetsburg, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the 50536 area, and 91.04% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 50536, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 50536

The largest internet providers serving the 50536 ZIP code are Windstream and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Windstream is available to nearly all in the 50536 ZIP code, covering 92% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Windstream, which covers 20% of the area. Emmetsburg’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 93% of residents in the 50536 ZIP code.

Windstream DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50536 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Emmetsburg, $44.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.33 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Emmetsburg, $1.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 50536 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Emmetsburg's providers, 184 Mbps.

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Windstream cable internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

20%

Cable from Windstream offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 50536 ZIP code, covering 20% of the area.

Windstream’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50536 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Windstream start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Emmetsburg, $44.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.67 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Emmetsburg, $1.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 50536 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 20% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Emmetsburg's providers, 184 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

93%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50536 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50536 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 Emmetsburg, $44.99.

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 Emmetsburg, $1.87.

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 50536 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Emmetsburg's providers, 184 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 50536 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 50536 and the greater Emmetsburg area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Emmetsburg at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Emmetsburg at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 50536 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 Emmetsburg may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 Emmetsburg cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 50536 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 50536 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in 50536. The next fastest internet provider in the 50536 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 92% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 50536 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Emmetsburg, $44.99.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50536 ZIP code, covering 0.538% of the city.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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