Internet providers in 51334

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51334 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL92%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable91%
River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative $50.00 10 - 15 MbpsDSL57%
Superior Telephone Cooperative $40.00 6 - 15 MbpsDSL15%
Cumberland Telephone Company $45.00 2 - 10 MbpsDSL3.891%
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51334 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 51334 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 51334 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Estherville, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are 12 internet providers serving the 51334 area, and 93.77% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 12 internet providers in 51334, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 51334

The largest internet providers serving the 51334 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 51334 ZIP code, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 91% of the area. Estherville’s third most-available internet provider, River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative, offers DSL to around 57% of residents in the 51334 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 51334 ZIP code, covering 92% 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 Estherville, $46.66.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Estherville, $2.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 51334 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Estherville's providers, 155 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

91%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 51334 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 51334 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 Estherville, $46.66.

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 Estherville, $2.59.

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 51334 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Estherville's providers, 155 Mbps.

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River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative DSL internet

Provider

River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

57%

DSL from River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative offers broadband to about half of households in the 51334 ZIP code, covering 57% of the area.

DSL internet from River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative 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 River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Estherville, $46.66.

River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Estherville, $2.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 51334 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 57% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Estherville's providers, 155 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 51334 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 51334 and the greater Estherville area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Estherville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Estherville at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 51334 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 Estherville 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 Estherville DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 51334 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 51334 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 91% of households in 51334. The next fastest internet provider in the 51334 ZIP code is LTD Broadband, offering download speeds up to 244 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 51334 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Estherville, $46.66.

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