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Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL71%
Windstream $75 10 - 25 MbpsFiber-optic1.724%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable85%
Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association - -Fiber-optic100%
Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association - -DSL2.897%
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50436 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 50436 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 50436 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 85% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 73% of those living in the 50436 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 50436 area, and 86.62% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 50436, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 50436

The largest internet providers serving the 50436 ZIP code are Windstream, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Windstream is available to most in the 50436 ZIP code, covering 71% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 85% of the area. Forest City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 50436 ZIP code.

Windstream DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

71%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to most households in the 50436 ZIP code, covering 71% 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 Forest City, $41.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest City, $1.68.

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 50436 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Forest City's providers, 281 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

85%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50436 ZIP code, covering 85% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50436 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 Forest City, $41.99.

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 Forest City, $1.68.

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 50436 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forest City's providers, 281 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 50436 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 50436 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 Forest City, $41.99.

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 Forest City, $1.68.

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 50436 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Forest City's providers, 281 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 50436 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 50436 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 85% of households in 50436. The next fastest internet provider in the 50436 ZIP code is LTD Broadband, offering download speeds up to 244 Mbps to 37% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 50436 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Forest City, $41.99.

Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50436 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association also offers fiber internet in 50436 and is available to 2.897% of households.

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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