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Internet providers in 51537

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51537 internet providers

Provider
Windstream $19.99 15 - 75 MbpsDSL81%
Windstream $75.00 15 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic0.422%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable89%
Harlan Municipal Utilities $53.99 50 - 25 MbpsCable88%
Farmers Mutual Cooperative Telephone Company (Harlan) $63.45 25 - 25 MbpsDSL73%
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51537 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 51537 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 51537 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 91% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 78% of those living in the 51537 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 51537 area, and 91.14% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 51537, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 51537

The largest internet providers serving the 51537 ZIP code are Windstream, Mediacom, and Harlan Municipal Utilities bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Windstream is available to most in the 51537 ZIP code, covering 81% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 89% of the area. Harlan’s third most-available internet provider, Harlan Municipal Utilities, offers cable to around 88% of residents in the 51537 ZIP code.

Windstream DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in the 51537 ZIP code, covering 81% 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 Harlan, $46.24.

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 Harlan, $0.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 51537 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Harlan's providers, 219 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

89%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 51537 ZIP code, covering 89% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 51537 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 Harlan, $46.24.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Harlan, $0.92.

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 51537 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Harlan's providers, 219 Mbps.

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Harlan Municipal Utilities cable internet

Provider

Harlan Municipal Utilities

Starting price*
$53.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

88%

Cable from Harlan Municipal Utilities offers broadband to nearly all households in the 51537 ZIP code, covering 88% of the area.

Harlan Municipal Utilities’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 51537 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Harlan Municipal Utilities start at $53.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Harlan, $46.24.

Harlan Municipal Utilities customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.08 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Harlan, $0.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Harlan Municipal Utilities offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 51537 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Harlan's providers, 219 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 51537 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 51537 and the greater Harlan area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Harlan at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Harlan at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 51537 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 Harlan 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 Harlan cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 51537 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 51537 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 89% of households in 51537. The next fastest internet provider in the 51537 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 81% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 51537 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Harlan, $46.24.

Farmers Mutual Cooperative Telephone Company (Harlan) is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 51537 ZIP code, covering 69% of the city. Harlan Municipal Utilities also offers fiber internet in 51537 and is available to 60% of households.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.