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Internet providers in 52302

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52302 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL59%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic3.340%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
ImOn Communications - -Fiber-optic32%
Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative $74.95 50 - 300 MbpsCable10%
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52302 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 52302 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 52302 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 98% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 48% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 30% of those living in the 52302 ZIP code.

There are 13 internet providers serving the 52302 area, and 97.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 13 internet providers in 52302, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Marion

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Rise Broadband 21 Mbps 3 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 28 Mbps 10 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 152 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 52302

The largest internet providers serving the 52302 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 52302 ZIP code, covering 59% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 98% of the area. Marion’s third most-available internet provider, Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative, offers cable to around 10% of residents in the 52302 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

59%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 52302 ZIP code, covering 59% 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 Marion, $51.16.

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 Marion, $0.95.

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 52302 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 59% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 219 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

98%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 52302 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 52302 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 Marion, $51.16.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Marion, $0.95.

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 52302 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 219 Mbps.

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Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative cable internet

Provider

Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative

Starting price*
$74.95/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.5 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Cable from Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 52302 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 52302 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative start at $74.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Marion, $51.16.

Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Marion, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.5 Mbps in 52302 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 219 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 52302 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 52302 and the greater Marion area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Marion at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Marion at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 52302 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 Marion 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 Marion cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 52302 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 52302 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 52302. The next fastest internet provider in the 52302 ZIP code is Palo Cooperative Telephone Association, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.610% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 52302 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Marion, $51.16.

ImOn Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 52302 ZIP code, covering 32% of the city. Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative also offers fiber internet in 52302 and is available to 10% of households.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.