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Internet providers in 50112

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Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL97%
Windstream $75 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic1.335%
Windstream $27 10 - 50 MbpsCable10%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable87%
Sully Telephone Association - -DSL55%
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50112 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 50112 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 50112 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 8.880% of those living in the 50112 ZIP code.

There are 10 internet providers serving the 50112 area, and 94.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 10 internet providers in 50112, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 50112

The largest internet providers serving the 50112 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 50112 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Windstream, which covers 10% of the area. Grinnell’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 87% of residents in the 50112 ZIP code.

Windstream DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50112 ZIP code, covering 97% 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 Grinnell, $39.98.

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 Grinnell, $1.54.

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 50112 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Grinnell's providers, 263 Mbps.

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Windstream cable internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$27/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Cable from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 50112 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

Windstream’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50112 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Windstream start at $27/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Grinnell, $39.98.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.70 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Grinnell, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 50112 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Grinnell's providers, 263 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

87%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50112 ZIP code, covering 87% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50112 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Grinnell, $39.98.

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 Grinnell, $1.54.

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 50112 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Grinnell's providers, 263 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 50112 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 50112 and the greater Grinnell area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Grinnell at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Grinnell at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 50112 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 Grinnell 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 Grinnell DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 50112 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 50112 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 87% of households in 50112. The next fastest internet provider in the 50112 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 50112 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Grinnell, $39.98.

Partner Communications Cooperative is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50112 ZIP code, covering 7.501% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in 50112 and is available to 1.335% of households.

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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%.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.