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Internet providers in 51360

Find internet providers serving the 51360 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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51360 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL74%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative $45.00 25 - 100 MbpsDSL19%
Superior Telephone Cooperative $40.00 6 - 100 MbpsDSL7.540%
Premier Communications $39.95 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.800%
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51360 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 51360 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 51360 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 98% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 40% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 20% of those living in the 51360 ZIP code.

There are 10 internet providers serving the 51360 area, and 90.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 10 internet providers in 51360, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Spirit Lake

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
IGL TeleConnect 18 Mbps 7 Mbps Wireless
Premier Communications 83 Mbps 46 Mbps Fiber-optic
CenturyLink 86 Mbps 64 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 124 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 51360

The largest internet providers serving the 51360 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 51360 ZIP code, covering 74% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 97% of the area. Spirit Lake’s third most-available internet provider, River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative, offers DSL to around 19% of residents in the 51360 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

74%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 51360 ZIP code, covering 74% 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 Spirit Lake, $48.32.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Spirit Lake, $2.01.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 51360 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Spirit Lake's providers, 130 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

97%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 51360 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 51360 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 Spirit Lake, $48.32.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Spirit Lake, $2.01.

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 51360 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Spirit Lake's providers, 130 Mbps.

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River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative DSL internet

Provider

River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

19%

DSL from River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 51360 ZIP code, covering 19% of the area.

DSL internet from River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative 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 River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Spirit Lake, $48.32.

River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Spirit Lake, $2.01.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 51360 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Spirit Lake's providers, 130 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 51360 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 51360 and the greater Spirit Lake area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Spirit Lake at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Spirit Lake at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 51360 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 Spirit Lake 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 Spirit Lake cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 51360 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 51360 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 51360. The next fastest internet provider in the 51360 ZIP code is Premier Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 3.800% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 51360 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Spirit Lake, $48.32.

Premier Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 51360 ZIP code, covering 3.800% of the city.

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.

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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%.