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Internet providers in 50263

Find internet providers serving the 50263 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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50263 internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic29%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL79%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 9 MbpsDSL28%
Algona Municipal Utilities - -Fiber-optic2.067%
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50263 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 50263 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 50263 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 31% of those living in the 50263 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 50263 area, and 98.29% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 50263, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 50263

The largest internet providers serving the 50263 ZIP code are CenturyLink and Mediacom bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 50263 ZIP code, covering 79% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 29% of the area. Waukee’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 50263 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

79%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 50263 ZIP code, covering 79% 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 Waukee, $41.66.

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 Waukee, $1.81.

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 50263 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waukee's providers, 360 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

29%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 50263 ZIP code, covering 29% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 50263 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Waukee, $41.66.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waukee, $1.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 50263 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 29% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waukee's providers, 360 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

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in the 50263 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 50263 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 Waukee, $41.66.

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 Waukee, $1.81.

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 50263 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waukee's providers, 360 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 50263 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 50263 and the greater Waukee area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Waukee at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Waukee at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 50263 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 Waukee may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 Waukee cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 50263 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 50263 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 29% of households in 50263. The next fastest internet provider in the 50263 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in the 50263 ZIP with service starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waukee, $41.66.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 50263 ZIP code, covering 29% of the city. Algona Municipal Utilities also offers fiber internet in 50263 and is available to 2.067% of households.

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%.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.