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50703 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL66%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
Farmers Coop Telephone Company $49.95 25 - 100 MbpsDSL4.230%
Farmers Coop Telephone Company $49.95 25 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic4.230%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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50703 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 50703 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 50703 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 95% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 29% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.780% of those living in the 50703 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 50703 area, and 93.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 50703, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Waterloo

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 18 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Mediacom 154 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 31 Mbps 5 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 16 Mbps 3 Mbps DSL
Viasat 7 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 50703

The largest internet providers serving the 50703 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 50703 ZIP code, covering 66% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 97% of the area. Waterloo’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 50703 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

66%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 50703 ZIP code, covering 66% 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 Waterloo, $49.98.

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 Waterloo, $1.67.

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 50703 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waterloo's providers, 307 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 50703 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50703 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 Waterloo, $49.98.

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 Waterloo, $1.67.

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 50703 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waterloo's providers, 307 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 50703 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 50703 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 Waterloo, $49.98.

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 Waterloo, $1.67.

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 50703 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, 307 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 50703 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 50703 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 50703. The next fastest internet provider in the 50703 ZIP code is LTD Broadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 11% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 50703 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waterloo, $49.98.

Farmers Coop Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50703 ZIP code, covering 4.230% of the city.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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%.