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Internet providers in 52314

Find internet providers serving the 52314 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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52314 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL77%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable80%
Martelle Communications $62.95 -Cable21%
Martelle Communications $62.95 -DSL21%
South Slope Cooperative Communications $55.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.170%
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52314 internet service at a glance

At 93%, broadband coverage in the 52314 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 52314 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 86% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 69% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.810% of those living in the 52314 ZIP code.

There are 11 internet providers serving the 52314 area, and 84.62% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 11 internet providers in 52314, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Mount Vernon

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 115 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 23 Mbps 10 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 52314

The largest internet providers serving the 52314 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Martelle Communications bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 52314 ZIP code, covering 77% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 80% of the area. Mount Vernon’s third most-available internet provider, Martelle Communications, offers cable to around 21% of residents in the 52314 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 52314 ZIP code, covering 77% 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 Mount Vernon, $51.98.

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 Mount Vernon, $1.16.

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 52314 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mount Vernon's providers, 265 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

80%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 52314 ZIP code, covering 80% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 52314 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 Mount Vernon, $51.98.

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 Mount Vernon, $1.16.

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 52314 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mount Vernon's providers, 265 Mbps.

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Martelle Communications cable internet

Provider

Martelle Communications

Starting price*
$62.95/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

21%

Cable from Martelle Communications offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 52314 ZIP code, covering 21% of the area.

Martelle Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 52314 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Martelle Communications start at $62.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Mount Vernon, $51.98.

Martelle Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.20 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mount Vernon, $1.16.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Martelle Communications offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 52314 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 21% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mount Vernon's providers, 265 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 52314 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 52314 and the greater Mount Vernon area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mount Vernon at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mount Vernon at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 52314 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 Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 52314 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 52314 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 80% of households in 52314. The next fastest internet provider in the 52314 ZIP code is South Slope Cooperative Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 3.170% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 52314 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mount Vernon, $51.98.

South Slope Cooperative Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 52314 ZIP code, covering 3.170% of the city. Mechanicsville Telephone Company also offers fiber internet in 52314 and is available to 2.600% of households.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.