Internet providers in 52556

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Provider
Windstream $19.99 15 - 100 MbpsDSL88%
Windstream $75.00 15 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic0.522%
Windstream $25.00 15 - 25 MbpsCable7.050%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable80%
NaTel - 4 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic75%
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52556 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 52556 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 52556 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 91% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 80% of those living in the 52556 ZIP code.

There are 13 internet providers serving the 52556 area, and 87.60% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 13 internet providers in 52556, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 52556

The largest internet providers serving the 52556 ZIP code are Windstream, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Windstream is available to nearly all in the 52556 ZIP code, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 80% of the area. Fairfield’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 52556 ZIP code.

Windstream DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in the 52556 ZIP code, covering 88% 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 Fairfield, $48.48.

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 Fairfield, $1.80.

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 52556 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fairfield's providers, 385 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

80%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 52556 ZIP code, covering 80% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 52556 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 Fairfield, $48.48.

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 Fairfield, $1.80.

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 52556 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fairfield's providers, 385 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 52556 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 52556 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Fairfield, $48.48.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairfield, $1.80.

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 52556 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fairfield's providers, 385 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 52556 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 52556 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 80% of households in 52556. The next fastest internet provider in the 52556 ZIP code is Danville Mutual Telephone Company, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 0.174% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 52556 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fairfield, $48.48.

NaTel is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 52556 ZIP code, covering 75% of the city. LISCO also offers fiber internet in 52556 and is available to 52% of households.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.