Internet providers in 51566

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CenturyLink $45 12 - 20 MbpsDSL94%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 1.5 MbpsDSL3.137%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable94%
Farmers Mutual Telephone Company of Stanton, Iowa - -Fiber-optic12%
Farmers Mutual Telephone Company of Stanton, Iowa - -DSL12%
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51566 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 51566 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 51566 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 94% 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 14% of those living in the 51566 ZIP code.

There are 10 internet providers serving the 51566 area, and 93.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 10 internet providers in 51566, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 51566

The largest internet providers serving the 51566 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 51566 ZIP code, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 94% of the area. Red Oak’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 51566 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 51566 ZIP code, covering 94% 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 Red Oak, $40.99.

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 Red Oak, $1.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 51566 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Red Oak's providers, 212 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 51566 ZIP code, covering 94% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 51566 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 Red Oak, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Red Oak, $1.71.

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 51566 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Red Oak's providers, 212 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 51566 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 51566 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Red Oak, $40.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Red Oak, $1.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 51566 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Red Oak's providers, 212 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 51566 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 51566 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in 51566. The next fastest internet provider in the 51566 ZIP code is Farmers Mutual Telephone Company of Stanton, Iowa, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 12% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 51566 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Red Oak, $40.99.

Farmers Mutual Telephone Company of Stanton, Iowa is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 51566 ZIP code, covering 12% of the city. Lenox Municipal Utilities also offers fiber internet in 51566 and is available to 3.137% of households.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.