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Internet providers in 50702

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50702 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL80%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Farmers Coop Telephone Company $39.95 3 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.200%
Farmers Coop Telephone Company $39.95 3 - 25 MbpsDSL3.200%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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50702 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 50702 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 50702 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.200% of those living in the 50702 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 50702 area, and 89.27% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 50702, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 50702

The largest internet providers serving the 50702 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 50702 ZIP code, covering 80% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 100% of the area. Waterloo’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 50702 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

80%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 50702 ZIP code, covering 80% 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 Waterloo, $44.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterloo, $1.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 50702 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waterloo's providers, 435 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

100%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in the 50702 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50702 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 Waterloo, $44.99.

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 Waterloo, $1.80.

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 50702 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waterloo's providers, 435 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 50702 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 50702 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 Waterloo, $44.99.

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 Waterloo, $1.80.

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 50702 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waterloo's providers, 435 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 50702 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 50702 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 50702. The next fastest internet provider in the 50702 ZIP code is Farmers Coop Telephone Company, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 3.200% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 50702 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waterloo, $44.99.

Farmers Coop Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50702 ZIP code, covering 3.200% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.