Internet providers in Iowa City, IA

1. CenturyLink
88% available in Iowa City
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
200Mbps

Self installation available 

2. EarthLink
83% available in Iowa City
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
80Mbps
3. Windstream
39% available in Iowa City
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Mediacom
99% available in Iowa City
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Rise Broadband
98% available in Iowa City
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. Viasat
99% available in Iowa City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
7. HughesNet
99% available in Iowa City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
8. SpeedConnect LLC
99% available in Iowa City
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
9. STC
99% available in Iowa City
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
768Kbps
1. Windstream
39% available in Iowa City
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
2. Mediacom
99% available in Iowa City
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Rise Broadband
98% available in Iowa City
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. Viasat
99% available in Iowa City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. HughesNet
99% available in Iowa City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
1. Verizon Wireless
Available in Iowa City
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

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2. T-Mobile
Available in Iowa City
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info
3. AT&T Wireless
Available in Iowa City
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
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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What is the best internet provider in Iowa City?

Internet Provider Types in Iowa City


Cable

100%
Coverage


DSL

100%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Iowa City


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Iowa City
79%
Iowa
79%
USA

Iowa City Residential Internet Coverage

The sixth largest city in Iowa, Iowa city offers some of the most expensive real estate in Iowa. Residents are white-collar and work primarily in teaching and administrative support roles. It's also a college town whose year-round residents are quite well-educated, many with advanced degrees. They're typically middle income and enjoy short commutes. Iowa City residents rely on their internet services to pursue educational goals and achieve excellence in their career. Compared with 79% of Iowa state, 100% of Iowa City residents have access to high-speed internet.

Mediacom is the sole cable internet provider in the area and offers connectivity to 100% of residents. Skybeam and CenturyLink both provide DSL services. Skybeam reaches 100% of homes while CenturyLink reaches 98% of residents. Fiber optics are not yet available to Iowa City residents.

Cable internet service is not available to businesses in Iowa City. Otherwise, their connection options mirror those offered to residents.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Iowa City

CenturyLink offers internet at speeds up to 200 Mbps

Windstream offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

Mediacom offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

EarthLink offers internet at speeds up to 80 Mbps

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Summary of Iowa City internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
CenturyLink DSL & Fiber 200 Mbps 2.0/5
EarthLink DSL 80 Mbps 3.5/5
Windstream DSL 100 Mbps 2.5/5
Mediacom Cable 100 Mbps 2.5/5
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps N/A
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
SpeedConnect LLC Fixed Wireless 6 Mbps N/A
STC Fixed Wireless 768 Kbps 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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