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Internet providers in 50208

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50208 internet providers

Provider
Windstream $19.99 15 - 100 MbpsDSL97%
Windstream $75.00 15 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic0.433%
Windstream $25.00 15 - 75 MbpsCable13%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable94%
PST Digital $45.00 10 - 10 MbpsDSL47%
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50208 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 50208 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 50208 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.780% of those living in the 50208 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 50208 area, and 95.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 50208, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 50208

The largest internet providers serving the 50208 ZIP code are Windstream and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Windstream is available to nearly all in the 50208 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Windstream, which covers 13% of the area. Newton’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 94% of residents in the 50208 ZIP code.

Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50208 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Newton, $40.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.33 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newton, $1.21.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 50208 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Newton's providers, 279 Mbps.

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Windstream cable internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Cable from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 50208 ZIP code, covering 13% of the area.

Windstream’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50208 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Windstream start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Newton, $40.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.67 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newton, $1.21.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 50208 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Newton's providers, 279 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50208 ZIP code, covering 94% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50208 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Newton, $40.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newton, $1.21.

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 50208 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Newton's providers, 279 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 50208 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 50208 and the greater Newton area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Newton at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Newton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 50208 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 Newton may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 Newton DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 50208 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 50208 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in 50208. The next fastest internet provider in the 50208 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 50208 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Newton, $40.99.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50208 ZIP code, covering 0.433% of the city. PST Digital also offers fiber internet in 50208 and is available to 0.433% of households.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.