Internet providers in Ames, TX

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1. AT&T
74% available in Ames
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
20Mbps
2. Xfinity
72% available in Ames
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
  • Self installation –  Easy online ordering 
3. Frontier
77% available in Ames
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
500Mbps

Limited Offers. Contact-Free Guided Installations Only

4. Windstream
72% available in Ames
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. EarthLink
74% available in Ames
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
20Mbps
6. Viasat
99% available in Ames
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
7. HughesNet
100% available in Ames
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
8. Rise Broadband
100% available in Ames
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. AT&T
74% available in Ames
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
20Mbps
2. Comcast Business
72% available in Ames
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (0)
3. Frontier
99% available in Ames
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
500Mbps

Limited Offers. Contact-Free Guided Installations Only

4. Windstream
72% available in Ames
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Viasat
99% available in Ames
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. HughesNet
100% available in Ames
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
7. 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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AT&T vs. Xfinity

If you need a lot of speed for your large household, go with AT&T Fiber. Opt for Xfinity to get its widely available high speeds.

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Xfinity vs. Frontier

Pick Xfinity for several high-speed packages. Choose Frontier for fast fiber speeds and good bundling options.

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Xfinity vs. Windstream

Choose Xfinity for faster speeds and wider availability. Go with Windstream for affordability and unlimited data.

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What is the best internet provider in Ames?

Internet Provider Types in Ames


Cable

13%
Coverage


DSL

51%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Ames


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

13%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

13%
Ames
54%
Texas
79%
USA

Ames Residential Internet Coverage

With just over 1,000 residents, the city of Ames is a small, tight-knit community in Texas. Whether you use the Internet for entertainment, education, or work, there's a plan that suits you. Explore your options with the listings on this page.

One of the main companies to serve the Ames area is AT&T. The AT&T DSL network is widespread throughout Texas, reaching almost all of Ames. Fiber optic service is starting to become more widespread, but hasn't yet reached most of Ames. Those on the AT&T network can reach a top download speed of 75 Mbps.

If cable Internet is more your speed, check out plans offered by Xfinity. Xfinity has an established network in the Ames region, reaching most of its largest neighborhoods and commercial areas. Xfinity is also one of the fastest options in Ames, reaching a top download speed of 100 Mbps.

Frontier FiOS has started to expand its options in this region. It is a main provider of DSL in Ames.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Ames

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Frontier offers internet at speeds up to 500 Mbps

Windstream offers internet at speeds up to 100 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
AT&T DSL 20 Mbps 3.0/5
Xfinity Cable 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
Frontier Fiber 500 Mbps 2.5/5
Windstream DSL 100 Mbps 2.5/5
EarthLink DSL 20 Mbps 3.5/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5
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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