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Internet providers in 51109

Find internet providers serving the 51109 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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51109 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL49%
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable80%
FiberComm - -DSL4.950%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
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51109 internet service at a glance

At 95%, broadband coverage in the 51109 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Iowa - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 51109 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 80% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 78% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Sioux City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 51109 area, and 71.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 51109, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Sioux City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
FiberComm 177 Mbps 62 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 11 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Sparklight 90 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 51109

The largest internet providers serving the 51109 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Sparklight, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to many in the 51109 ZIP code, covering 49% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Sparklight, which covers 80% of the area. Sioux City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 51109 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

49%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 51109 ZIP code, covering 49% 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 Sioux City, $51.99.

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 Sioux City, $0.96.

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 51109 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 49% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sioux City's providers, 227 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider

Sparklight

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

80%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to nearly all households in the 51109 ZIP code, covering 80% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 51109 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Sioux City, $51.99.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.23 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sioux City, $0.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 51109 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sioux City's providers, 227 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 51109 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 51109 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Sioux City, $51.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sioux City, $0.96.

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 51109 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Sioux City's providers, 227 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 51109 frequently asked questions

BendBroadband is the fastest internet provider in the 51109 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 19% of households in 51109. The next fastest internet provider in the 51109 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 49% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 51109 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sioux City, $51.99.

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.

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.

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%.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.