Internet providers in West Des Moines, IA

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1. CenturyLink
78% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

Self installation available 

2. Windstream
87% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
3. Mediacom
100% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Viasat
99% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. HughesNet
100% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
6. Internet Solver
4% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
7. Rise Broadband
100% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. CenturyLink
78% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

Self installation available 

2. Windstream
87% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
3. Mediacom
100% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Viasat
99% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. HughesNet
100% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
6. Nextgen Communications, LLC
95% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
7. Rise Broadband
100% available in West Des Moines
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Xfinity Mobile
Available in West Des Moines
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

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2. AT&T
Available in West Des Moines
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

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3. Sprint
Available in West Des Moines
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

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4. T-Mobile
Available in West Des Moines
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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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 West Des Moines?

Internet Provider Types in West Des Moines


Cable

99%
Coverage


DSL

95%
Coverage


Fiber

1%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in West Des Moines


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
West Des Moines
79%
Iowa
79%
USA

West Des Moines Residential Internet Coverage

If you're looking for the perfect Internet service plan in the western half of Des Moines, there are lots of speed range and price point options to explore. Reaching out to local and national Internet service providers is the first step.

CenturyLink has a huge presence in the West Des Moines area. The ISP's expansive network reaches the university area in the west, Booneville in the south, Commerce in the east, and Ashworth in the north.

Along the western edge of West Des Moines, Windstream has a network that extends to communities that lie west of this city. Parts of Booneville and the university neighborhood have Windstream service.

With its widespread network, Mediacom is a popular choice for West Des Moines residents. The coverage area stretches beyond the city limits while still including central neighborhoods.

A handful of West Des Moines areas enjoy Internet access through Enventis. Neighborhoods within the coverage area include Booneville, the university area, Ashworth, and Stonebridge. Service does not extend far east beyond Stonebridge. Internet Solver has a network similar to the network of Enventis.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in West Des Moines

CenturyLink offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Mediacom offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

Windstream offers internet at speeds up to 50 Mbps

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Summary of West Des Moines internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
CenturyLink DSL & Fiber 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
Windstream DSL 50 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
Internet Solver DSL 3 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.

Customer reviews of internet providers in West Des Moines

CenturyLink

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T F | 04-02-2019

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If I could give negative ten stars I would. Worst customer service I’ve ever experienced. The different departments do not communicate with each other, they have no problem screaming at their customers, and everything is nothing but a hassle. An unending, arduous, awful hassle.

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Mediacom

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Tony B | 03-08-2016

I have had different types of internet service while living in a variety of areas within the United States and abroad. I have had Mediacom now for nine months and I am truly disappointed in the consistency of its speed. Several times during any given month, my internet proceeds at a crawl (less than one Megabit per second download speed) usually during times when it is either raining, very windy or extremely cold. I have called and had a technician inspect the problem without any resolution. Funny thing is the problem resolves itself with a change in the weather. The technician says everything is working fine on their end and one even told me that my 6-month old modem was not working properly as "they go out routinely". The irony is that there is a fiber optic cable running about 100 feet from my house that Mediacom doesn't use. They know how much to charge and have numerous commercials glorifying their service yet in practicality, the reality is their internet is very poor.

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