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Internet providers in 50211

Find internet providers serving the 50211 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic16%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL68%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL7.069%
Windstream $75 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic1.123%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable89%
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50211 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 50211 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 50211 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in the 50211 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 50211 area, and 93.22% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 50211, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 50211

The largest internet providers serving the 50211 ZIP code are CenturyLink and Mediacom bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 50211 ZIP code, covering 68% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 16% of the area. Norwalk’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 89% of residents in the 50211 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

68%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 50211 ZIP code, covering 68% 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Norwalk, $40.82.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Norwalk, $1.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 50211 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Norwalk's providers, 399 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

16%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 50211 ZIP code, covering 16% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 50211 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Norwalk, $40.82.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Norwalk, $1.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 50211 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 16% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Norwalk's providers, 399 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

89%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50211 ZIP code, covering 89% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50211 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 Norwalk, $40.82.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Norwalk, $1.70.

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 50211 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Norwalk's providers, 399 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 50211 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 50211 and the greater Norwalk area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Norwalk at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Norwalk at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 50211 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 Norwalk 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 Norwalk cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 50211 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 50211 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 16% of households in 50211. The next fastest internet provider in the 50211 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 89% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 50211 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Norwalk, $40.82.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50211 ZIP code, covering 16% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in 50211 and is available to 1.123% of households.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.