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Internet providers in 50208

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50208 internet providers

Provider
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL97%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsCable13%
Windstream $75.00 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.430%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable94%
PST Digital $45.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsDSL47%
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50208 internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 9.920% 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 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Newton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 61 Mbps 32 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 27 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Mediacom 131 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 50208

The largest internet providers serving the 50208 ZIP code are Windstream, Mediacom, and PST Digital 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. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 94% of the area. Newton’s third most-available internet provider, PST Digital , offers DSL to around 47% of residents in the 50208 ZIP code.

Windstream DSL internet

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

2,000 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, $46.23.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newton, $0.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 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 faster than the average max speeds from all Newton's providers, 221 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

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 $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Newton, $46.23.

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 Newton, $0.44.

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, 221 Mbps.

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PST Digital DSL internet

Provider

PST Digital

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

47%

DSL from PST Digital offers broadband to about half of households in the 50208 ZIP code, covering 47% of the area.

DSL internet from PST Digital 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 PST Digital start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Newton, $46.23.

PST Digital customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.80 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newton, $0.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, PST Digital offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 50208 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 47% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Newton's providers, 221 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Newton at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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 $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 Newton DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 50208 frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in the 50208 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 50208. The next fastest internet provider in the 50208 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 13% of the area.

Mediacom 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, $46.23.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50208 ZIP code, covering 0.430% of the city. PST Digital also offers fiber internet in 50208 and is available to 0.430% of households.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.