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Internet providers in 52245

Find internet providers serving the 52245 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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52245 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL68%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic6.490%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Sharon Telephone Company $62.95 25 - 1,000 MbpsDSL5.300%
Sharon Telephone Company $62.95 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.300%
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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 cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 60% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 8.650% 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 $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Iowa City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Aureon Network Services 278 Mbps 193 Mbps DSL
CenturyLink 41 Mbps 18 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 135 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable

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*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Iowa City, $54.26.

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 Iowa City, $1.36.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 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 faster than the average max speeds from all Iowa City's providers, 186 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

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 $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Iowa City, $54.26.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Iowa City, $1.36.

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, 186 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Iowa City, $54.26.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Iowa City, $1.36.

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, 186 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 Sharon Telephone Company, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 5.300% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 52245 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Iowa City, $54.26.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 52245 ZIP code, covering 6.490% of the city. Sharon Telephone Company also offers fiber internet in 52245 and is available to 5.300% of households.

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.

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%.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.