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Internet providers in Ames, NE

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1. Spectrum
53% available in Ames
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

2. CenturyLink
76% available in Ames
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
20Mbps

Order online – Fiber Internet up to 100 Mbps for $50/mo for 12 months

3. Rise Broadband
99% available in Ames
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. HughesNet
99% available in Ames
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating(199)
5. Viasat
99% available in Ames
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. T-Mobile Home Internet
1% available in Ames
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
182Mbps

Eligible new customers get a $100 Virtual Prepaid Mastercard®

7. Unlimitedville
1% available in Ames
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
8. Omni-Tech
99% available in Ames
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. Spectrum
53% available in Ames
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

2. CenturyLink
76% available in Ames
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
20Mbps

Order online – Fiber Internet up to 100 Mbps for $50/mo for 12 months

3. Rise Broadband
99% available in Ames
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. HughesNet
99% available in Ames
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating(199)
5. Viasat
99% available in Ames
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. Unlimitedville
1% available in Ames
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
7. Omni-Tech
99% available in Ames
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. T-Mobile
Available in Ames
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating
2. Verizon Wireless
Available in Ames
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

User Rating
3. AT&T Wireless
Available in Ames
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
4GLTE

User Rating
4. Mint
Available in Ames
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE

User Rating
5. Visible
Available in Ames
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE

User Rating

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

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What is the best internet provider in Ames?

Internet Provider Types in Ames


Cable

53%
Coverage


DSL

76%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Ames


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Ames
98%
Nebraska
79%
USA

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Ames Residential Internet Coverage

As one of the smallest communities in all of Nebraska, Ames relies heavily on high speed Internet to stay connected with loved ones in other parts of the country. Thanks to increasing demand for high speed Internet in rural parts of Nebraska, Ames residents now enjoy service through a variety of providers.

One of the most well-known Internet service companies in Ames is CenturyLink. CenturyLink offers a variety of DSL plans that cover different price points and speed ranges. Coverage extends well past the city limits to the north, south, and east.

Those looking for service from a local ISP can explore options through Internet Nebraska Corporation. This provider also supplies the region with DSL, with a top reported speed of 2 Mbps. Plans are affordable and reliable, making them a popular choice for Ames residents.

Satellite is a common choice for those in rural areas. Customers of HughesNet enjoy consistent and affordable satellite service throughout Ames.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Ames

Spectrum offers Internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps (wireless speeds may vary)

T-Mobile Home Internet offers internet at speeds up to 182 Mbps

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

Unlimitedville offers internet at speeds up to 99 Mbps

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Summary of Ames internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
2.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
CenturyLink DSL 20 Mbps 2.0/5 View Plans for CenturyLink
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Rise Broadband
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5 View Plans for HughesNet
Viasat Satellite 100 Mbps 1.5/5 View Plans for Viasat
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 182 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet
Unlimitedville LTE Home 99 Mbps N/A View Plans for Unlimitedville
Omni-Tech Fixed Wireless 50 Mbps N/A View Plans for Omni-Tech

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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