Internet providers in Ames, IA

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1. CenturyLink
99% available in Ames
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
80Mbps

Self installation available 

2. Windstream
68% available in Ames
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
3. Mediacom
100% available in Ames
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Viasat
99% available in Ames
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. HughesNet
Available in Ames
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
6. BTWI Wireless Internet
8% available in Ames
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
7. Internet Consulting Services
100% available in Ames
8. MidIowa Net
93% available in Ames
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
9. Rise Broadband
100% available in Ames
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. CenturyLink
99% available in Ames
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
80Mbps

Self installation available 

2. Windstream
68% available in Ames
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
3. Mediacom
100% available in Ames
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Viasat
99% available in Ames
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. HughesNet
Available in Ames
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
6. BTWI Wireless Internet
8% available in Ames
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
7. Internet Consulting Services
100% available in Ames
8. MidIowa Net
93% available in Ames
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
9. Rise Broadband
100% available in Ames
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Ames
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

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2. AT&T
Available in Ames
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

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3. Sprint
Available in Ames
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

User Rating Info
4. T-Mobile
Available in Ames
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info

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How much internet speed do I need?

5+ Mbps

  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person

10+ Mbps

  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

20+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people

40+ Mbps

  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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Internet Provider Types in Ames


Cable

98%
Coverage


DSL

100%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Ames


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

98%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

98%
Ames
79%
Iowa
79%
USA

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Ames Residential Internet Coverage

Home of the Ames Municipal Airport, the city of Ames is an important transportation hub for Iowa. Whether you live, work, or travel in this area, the city's variety of internet service providers are a major benefit for you.

Through CenturyLink, the entire city of Ames has steady access to internet at a variety of speeds. The CenturyLink network is expansive, reaching areas like downtown in the north, Duff Avenue in the south, Ontario in the west, and Airport Road in the east.

Another major internet service provider in Ames is Windstream. Service is accessible in almost all of Ames, excluding a small area near Iowa State University.

Mediacom also has plenty to offer Ames residents. Through Mediacom, each of the city's primary neighborhoods enjoys high-speed internet service.

Through MidIowa Net, Ames and several neighboring communities get the full benefit of a reliable network. The network reaches the whole city and extends to communities in the north, south, and east.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Ames

Windstream offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Mediacom offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

CenturyLink offers internet at speeds up to 80 Mbps

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Summary of Ames internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
CenturyLink DSL 80 Mbps 2.5/5
Windstream DSL 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
Mediacom Cable 100 Mbps 2.5/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5
BTWI Wireless Internet Fixed Wireless 3 Mbps N/A
Internet Consulting Services Fixed Wireless 3 Mbps N/A
MidIowa Net DSL 6 Mbps N/A
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps N/A

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

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