Internet providers in 50111

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50111 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic58%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL90%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Aureon Network Services - -DSL15%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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50111 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 50111 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 50111 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 58% of those living in the 50111 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 50111 area, and 97.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 50111, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 50111

The largest internet providers serving the 50111 ZIP code are CenturyLink and Mediacom bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 50111 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 58% of the area. Grimes’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 50111 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50111 ZIP code, covering 90% 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 Grimes, $47.99.

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 Grimes, $1.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 50111 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Grimes's providers, 437 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

58%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 50111 ZIP code, covering 58% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 50111 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Grimes, $47.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Grimes, $1.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 50111 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 58% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Grimes's providers, 437 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

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in the 50111 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50111 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 Grimes, $47.99.

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 Grimes, $1.55.

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 50111 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Grimes's providers, 437 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 50111 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 50111 and the greater Grimes area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Grimes at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Grimes at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 50111 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 50111 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 50111 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 58% of households in 50111. The next fastest internet provider in the 50111 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 50111 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Grimes, $47.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50111 ZIP code, covering 58% of the city.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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