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CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL68%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic6.488%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Sharon Telephone Company (IA) - -DSL5.298%
Sharon Telephone Company (IA) - -Fiber-optic5.298%
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52245 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 52245 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 52245 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% of those living in the 52245 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 52245 area, and 99.92% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 52245, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 52245

The largest internet providers serving the 52245 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 52245 ZIP code, covering 68% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 100% of the area. Iowa City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 52245 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

68%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 52245 ZIP code, covering 68% 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 Iowa City, $44.15.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Iowa City, $1.84.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 52245 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Iowa City's providers, 212 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

100%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in the 52245 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 52245 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 Iowa City, $44.15.

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 Iowa City, $1.84.

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 52245 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Iowa City's providers, 212 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 52245 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 52245 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Iowa City, $44.15.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Iowa City, $1.84.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 52245 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Iowa City's providers, 212 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 52245 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 52245 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 52245. The next fastest internet provider in the 52245 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 68% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 52245 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Iowa City, $44.15.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 52245 ZIP code, covering 6.488% of the city. Sharon Telephone Company (IA) also offers fiber internet in 52245 and is available to 5.298% of households.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.