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Internet providers in 50129

Find internet providers serving the 50129 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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50129 internet providers

Provider
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL1.730%
Jefferson Telecom $69.95 50 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic96%
Jefferson Telecom $69.95 50 - 50 MbpsDSL4.730%
Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association $39.95 100 - 500 MbpsFiber-optic1.500%
Guthrie Telecommunications Network $89.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.020%
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50129 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 50129 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 50129 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 1.970% of the area. No cable providers are currently available in Jefferson, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 50129 area, and 3.47% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 50129, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Jefferson

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 6 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 50129

The largest internet providers serving the 50129 ZIP code are Jefferson Telecom, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing fiber-optic and satellite options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Jefferson Telecom is available to nearly all in the 50129 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Jefferson’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 50129 ZIP code.

Jefferson Telecom fiber-optic internet

Provider

Jefferson Telecom

Starting price*
$69.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Fiber-optic from Jefferson Telecom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50129 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Jefferson Telecom is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 50129 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Jefferson Telecom start at $69.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $66.97.

Jefferson Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jefferson, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Jefferson Telecom offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 50129 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Jefferson's providers, 42 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 50129 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 50129 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $66.97.

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 Jefferson, $0.63.

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 50129 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Jefferson's providers, 42 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 50129 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 50129 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $66.97.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jefferson, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 50129 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jefferson's providers, 42 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 50129 frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in the 50129 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.730% of households in 50129. The next fastest internet provider in the 50129 ZIP code is Guthrie Telecommunications Network, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.020% of the area.

Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association offers the cheapest internet in the 50129 ZIP with service starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $66.97.

Jefferson Telecom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50129 ZIP code, covering 96% of the city. Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association also offers fiber internet in 50129 and is available to 1.500% of households.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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