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Internet providers in 50125

Find internet providers serving the 50125 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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50125 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL86%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL12%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable95%
Mahaska Communication Group $75.00 -Fiber-optic41%
Goldfield Access Network - -DSL5.110%
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50125 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 50125 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 50125 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 90% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 80% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 13% of those living in the 50125 ZIP code.

There are 10 internet providers serving the 50125 area, and 92.01% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 10 internet providers in 50125, prices start at $9.95 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Indianola

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 7 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 11 Mbps 0 Mbps Satellite
Mediacom 99 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 71 Mbps 20 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 50125

The largest internet providers serving the 50125 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Windstream, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 50125 ZIP code, covering 86% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 12% of the area. Indianola’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 95% of residents in the 50125 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50125 ZIP code, covering 86% 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 $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Indianola, $40.69.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Indianola, $0.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 50125 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Indianola's providers, 363 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

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

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.384 Mbps

Average availability

12%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 50125 ZIP code, covering 12% 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 Indianola, $40.69.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Indianola, $0.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.384 Mbps in 50125 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Indianola's providers, 363 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50125 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50125 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Indianola, $40.69.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Indianola, $0.37.

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 50125 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Indianola's providers, 363 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 50125 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 50125 and the greater Indianola area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Indianola at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Indianola at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 50125 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 Indianola may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Indianola cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 50125 frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in the 50125 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 12% of households in 50125. The next fastest internet provider in the 50125 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (Stanton) offers the cheapest internet in the 50125 ZIP with service starting at $9.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Indianola, $40.69.

Mahaska Communication Group is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50125 ZIP code, covering 41% of the city. CML Telephone Cooperative Association also offers fiber internet in 50125 and is available to 2.880% of households.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.

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%.