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Internet providers in 50644

Find internet providers serving the 50644 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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50644 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL79%
Windstream $19.99 15 - 25 MbpsDSL1.187%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable74%
Independence Telecommunications Utility $29.95 4 - 150 MbpsCable81%
Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (Jesup) $65.42 25 - 48 MbpsFiber-optic7.713%
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50644 internet service at a glance

At 94%, broadband coverage in the 50644 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 50644 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 84% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 9.100% of those living in the 50644 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 50644 area, and 80.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 50644, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 50644

The largest internet providers serving the 50644 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Independence Telecommunications Utility bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 50644 ZIP code, covering 79% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 74% of the area. Independence’s third most-available internet provider, Independence Telecommunications Utility, offers cable to around 81% of residents in the 50644 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

79%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 50644 ZIP code, covering 79% 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 Independence, $43.16.

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 Independence, $1.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 50644 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Independence's providers, 184 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

74%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to most households in the 50644 ZIP code, covering 74% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50644 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 Independence, $43.16.

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 Independence, $1.73.

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 50644 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Independence's providers, 184 Mbps.

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Independence Telecommunications Utility cable internet

Provider

Independence Telecommunications Utility

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

81%

Cable from Independence Telecommunications Utility offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50644 ZIP code, covering 81% of the area.

Independence Telecommunications Utility’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50644 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Independence Telecommunications Utility start at $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Independence, $43.16.

Independence Telecommunications Utility customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.49 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Independence, $1.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Independence Telecommunications Utility offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 50644 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Independence's providers, 184 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 50644 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 50644 and the greater Independence area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Independence at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Independence at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 50644 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 50644 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 50644 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 74% of households in 50644. The next fastest internet provider in the 50644 ZIP code is Independence Telecommunications Utility, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 81% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 50644 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Independence, $43.16.

Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (Jesup) is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50644 ZIP code, covering 7.713% of the city. Independence Telecommunications Utility also offers fiber internet in 50644 and is available to 0.527% of households.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.

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.