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Mediacom is the cable tv provider to the Iowa City community. We publish their cable rate schedules and local channel lineups as a public service. For more information on Mediacom, you can visit their corporate website, or phone their Call Center at 1-888-847-6228.

The information below is current as of May 1, 2016.

Digital TV Service Rates

Local Plus TV $12.95
Family TV (includes Local Plus TV) $70.95
Prime TV (includes Family TV, Starz, Encore, Digital Music, Digital Converter and Digital Gateway) $86.95
Local Broadcast Station Surcharge $7.61
Regional Sports Surcharge
$2.37
HBO (requires Digital Converter and Digital Gateway) $18.95
Showtime (requires Digital Converter and Digital Gateway)
$14.95
Cinemax (requires Digital Converter and Digital Gateway) $12.95
Starz/Encore (requires Digital Converter and Digital Gateway) $11.00
Hustler TV (requires Digital Converter and Digital Gateway) $24.95
Canales Latinos (requires Digital Converter and Digital Gateway) $7.95
HD Pak*
$6.95
Kids and Variety Digital Pak* $7.95
Sports and Information Digital Pak* $7.95
Movies and Music Digital Pak* $7.95
Digital Plus (no longer available for purchase) $16.00
Digital Gateway (Digital Converter required. includes Interactive Guide, Digital Music and VOD/PPV access)
$4.00
Anime Network On Demand* $6.99
Disney Family Movies on Demand* $4.95
PPV/VOD Movies (adult and special event prices may vary)
$4.99
per movie
Video On Demand HD Movies (adult and special event prices may vary) $5.99
per movie
NFL RedZone (requires subscription to Sports and Information Pak) $49.95
per season
TiVo DVR Service* $14.95
TiVo Multi-Room DVR Service* $19.95
Digital Video Recorder Service $10.95
Digital Video Recorder Service Each Additional Device $6.00
Nonstandard DVR Fee $5.00

*Requires subscription to Family TV
Rates are subject to change.

Highspeed Internet Services
Tier Download Speed** Upload Speed** Data Cap  
Launch Internet 3 Mbps 512 Kbps 150 GB $29.95
Prime Internet 15 Mbps 1 Mbps 250 GB $49.95
Prime Plus Internet 50 Mbps 5 Mbps 350 GB $59.95
Ultra Internet 100 Mbps 10 Mbps 999 GB $79.95
Ultra Plus 150 Mbps 20 Mbps 2000 GB $99.99
Additional Dynamic IP address $5.00
Wireless Home Networking (WiFi)* Must subscribe to Internet
$3.95
Internet Surcharge (applies to customers subscribing only to MediacomAlways Faster Internet)
$15.00
*Cable modem rental required.
**Actual speeds not guaranteed and may vary.
Digital Phone Service
(Monthly fee includes unlimited calling in United States, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Canada, plus 13 calling features including Caller ID and Call Waiting)
Phone Service $49.95
Phone Service (with Family TV or Internet Service) $39.95
Phone Service (with Family TV and Internet Service) $29.95
World Plan Phone Service for Landlines* $14.95
World Plan Phone Service for Landlines & Mobile* $19.95
250 Additional World Plan Phone Service for Landline Minutes** $14.95
250 Additional World Plan Phone Service for Landline & Mobile Minutes $19.95
Voicemail $4.95
Non-published Directory Listing $4.50
*Requires Mediacom Phone Service. Includes 250 international minutes
**Only one block per month allowed. All 250 minute blocks expire at end of the calendar month regardless of when purchased.
Xtream Packages
(All stated rates are monthly rates unless otherwise stated. *Available for new customers only)
Xtream Silver
(Includes: Family TV, TiVo DVR Service, TiVo Converter, Wi-Fi†, Phone, Voicemail, your choice of high-speed data below)
Prime Plus Internet (50 Mbps) $169.98
Ultra Internet (100 Mbps) $179.98
Ultra Plus Internet (150 Mbps) $189.98
Xtream Gold
(Includes: Family TV, Multi-Room TiVo DVR Service†, TiVo Converter, 1 Digital Pak, Starz/Encore, Showtime, Wi-Fi†, Phone, Voicemail, your choice of high-speed data below)
Prime Plus Internet (50 Mbps)

$189.98

Ultra Internet (100 Mbps) $199.98
Ultra Plus Internet (150 Mbps) $209.98
Xtream Platinum
(Includes: Family TV, Multi-Room TiVo DVR Service††, TiVo Converter, 3 Digital Paks, HBO, Cinemax, Starz/Encore, Showtime, Wi-Fi†, Phone, Voicemail, your choice of high-speed data below)
Prime Plus Internet (50 Mbps) $209.98
Ultra Internet (100 Mbps) $219.98
Ultra Plus Internet (150 Mbps) $229.98
Additional TiVo Service (requires additional TiVo Converter)
†Cable modem required.
††Additional TiVo Converter required.
$5.00

Monthly Equipment Fees
Digital Converter with Remote* $6.50
Digital Adapter† $.99
HD Digital Adapter† $1.99
TiVo Converter with Remote $10.50
Additional TiVo Convertes $5.00
Cable Card**
$1.99
Data/Phone Modem Rental $7.50
Wi-Fi Extender $2.95
*Will not enable Interactive Guide, Digital Music and VOD/PPV access without Digital Gateway.
**Requires a compatible device.
†Does not support Interactive Guide, Digital Music, VOD/PPV access or Premium Services
Home Controller Monthly Service Rates and Installation Fees
Basic Security* $34.99
Basic Plus* $39.99
Home Management* $44.99
Home Controller Installation Fee $99.99
*Requires Mediacom Always Faster Internet Launch or Above
Home Controller Equipment Packages*
Basic Security (includes touchscreen, wireless router, 2 door/window sensors, 1 motion detector, 1 key fob) $149.99
Basic Plus Camera (includes touchscreen, wireless router, 2 door/window sensors, 1 motion detector, 1 key fob) $249.00
Basic Plus Thermostat (includes touchscreen, wireless router, 2 door/window sensors, 1 motion detector, 1 key fob) $249.00
Home management (includes touchscreen, wireless router, 2 door/window sensors, 1 motion detector, 1 key fob) $349.00
Add-On Equipment Charges*
Motion Detector $50.00
Curtain (Clip) Motion Detector $50.00
Mountable Indoor Camera $140.00
Door/Window Sensor $35.00
Smoke Detector $60.00
Appliance Module $60.00
Lamp Module $55.00
Moisture Sensor $45.00
Thermostat $140.00
Wireless Key Fob $30.00
Carbon Monoxide Detector $100.00
Outside Camera $150.00
Siren Repeater $85.00
*All equipment charges are one-time fees.
INSTALLATION AND OTHER FEES
Digital TV Installation Fees
Standard Installation $49.99
Standard Installation with either Internet or Phone Service $74.99
Standard Installation $99.99
Installation of Additional Outlet (same trip) $20.00
Installation of Additional Outlet (separate trip) $29.00
TiVo Upgrade Fee $49.95
High Speed Internet Installation Fees
Standard Installation $49.99
Standard Installation with either Internet or Phone Service $74.99
Standard Installation with Internet and Phone Service $99.99
Digital Phone Installation Fees
Standard Installation $49.99
Standard Installation with either Internet or TV Service $74.99
Standard Installation with Internet and TV Service $99.99
Installation of New Phone Jack (if needed) $75.00
Installation of Additional Phone Jacks(if needed) $49.00
Standard Installation $39.95
Other Fees
Data Overage Charge per 50 GB Block $10.00
Home Wire Maintenance Fee $4.95
Payment by Phone Processing Fee with Customer Service Rep $5.00
Activation Fee $10.00
Field Reactivation of Account $29.00
Electronic Activation of Account $1.99
Transfer of Service $29.00
Hourly Service Charge $29.00
Field Change of Service $29.00
Electronic Change of Service $2.00
Change of Phone Number $15.00
Non-Published Number Set-up Fee $15.00
Transfer Activation Fee $10.00
Wireless Adapter Purchase $39.95
Ultra Adapter Purchase $49.95
TiVo Stream Equipment Purchase $69.95
TiVo Connecter Kit Purchase $40.00
Late Payment Charge $8.50
Field Collection Charge $20.00
Insufficient Funds Handling Charge $29.00
Connection of Consumer Owned Equipment** (same trip) $5.99
Connection of Consumer Owned Equipment** (separate trip) $29.00
Unreturned Cable Modem $139.00
Unreturned External Hard Drive $100.00
Unreturned Standard Digital Receiver/TiVo Receiver $450.00
Unreturned HD, DVR, HD/DVR/TiVo Digital Receiver $500.00
Unreturned TiVo Mini $150.00
Unreturned Converter Remote Control $25.00
Unreturned Digital Adapter $100.00
Unreturned HD Digitial Adapter $100.00
Unreturned Cable Card $300.00
Unreturned Home Controller Touchscreen $319.00
Unreturned Home Controller Router $39.99
*Applies to all standard installations up to 150 feet from main cable line. Some installations require custom work and prices may vary. Charges for any non-standard installations will be quoted in advance of work. Full payment is due prior to commencement of work. Relocation of existing wiring and wall fishes is not included.
**This is a per item charge, including such items as VCR, DVD player, home stereo, game equipment, etc.

Billing Policies
Services are billed one month in advance. Payments are due by the tenth day after the 'bill from' date, after which a late payment charge will apply. Seven days advance notice is required for termination of service. All leased equipment must be returned.

Taxes and Fees
Listed rates do not include franchise fees, copyright taxes or other associated surcharges, Federal, state and local taxes, governmental regulatory fees and surcharges, if any, are additional.

How to Contact Us
Call Center (24 hours a day/7 days a week) 855-633-4226
Local office: 548 Southgate Ave. Iowa City, IA
Hours: 8am-6pm M,T,Th,F; 9am-6pm Wed; 9am-noon Sat.

Visit us on the web: www.mediacomcable.com



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