Internet providers in 50129

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50129 internet providers

Provider
Windstream $19.99 15 - 75 MbpsDSL1.734%
Jefferson Telecom $69.95 25 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic96%
Jefferson Telecom $69.95 25 - 5 MbpsDSL4.728%
Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association $39.95 100 - 25 MbpsFiber-optic1.497%
Guthrie Telecommunications Network $59.95 50 - 5 MbpsCable1.024%
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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 97% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 6.460% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.020% of those living in the 50129 ZIP code.

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 100 Mbps.

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

100 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $49.97.

Jefferson Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.80 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jefferson, $1.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Jefferson Telecom offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 50129 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Jefferson's providers, 42 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 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $49.97.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jefferson, $1.00.

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*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $49.97.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jefferson, $1.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 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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Internet providers in 50129 frequently asked questions

Jefferson Telecom is the fastest internet provider in the 50129 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in 50129. The next fastest internet provider in the 50129 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 1.734% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 50129 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $49.97.

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 1.497% of households.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.