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Internet providers in 50126

Find internet providers serving the 50126 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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50126 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL95%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable93%
Algona Municipal Utilities $60.99 -Cable11%
Algona Municipal Utilities $60.99 -Fiber-optic11%
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association $45.00 10 - 25 MbpsDSL7.370%
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50126 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 50126 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 50126 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 91% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 52% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in the 50126 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 50126 area, and 92.31% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 50126, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Iowa Falls

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 27 Mbps 19 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 209 Mbps 4 Mbps Cable
Viasat 44 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 50126

The largest internet providers serving the 50126 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Algona Municipal Utilities bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 50126 ZIP code, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 93% of the area. Iowa Falls’s third most-available internet provider, Algona Municipal Utilities, offers cable to around 11% of residents in the 50126 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50126 ZIP code, covering 95% 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 Falls, $48.86.

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 Falls, $1.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 50126 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Iowa Falls's providers, 206 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

93%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50126 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50126 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 Falls, $48.86.

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 Falls, $1.14.

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 50126 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Iowa Falls's providers, 206 Mbps.

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Algona Municipal Utilities cable internet

Provider

Algona Municipal Utilities

Starting price*
$60.99/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Cable from Algona Municipal Utilities offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 50126 ZIP code, covering 11% of the area.

Algona Municipal Utilities’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50126 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Algona Municipal Utilities start at $60.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Iowa Falls, $48.86.

Algona Municipal Utilities customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 70 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.87 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Iowa Falls, $1.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Algona Municipal Utilities offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 50126 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Iowa Falls's providers, 206 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 50126 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 50126 and the greater Iowa Falls area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Iowa Falls at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Iowa Falls at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 50126 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 Iowa Falls 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 Iowa Falls DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 50126 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 50126 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in 50126. The next fastest internet provider in the 50126 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 50126 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Iowa Falls, $48.86.

Algona Municipal Utilities is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50126 ZIP code, covering 11% of the city. Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association also offers fiber internet in 50126 and is available to 2.280% of households.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.