Middle of the Road
Getting internet in Altoona, IA is a mixed bag. With a score of 44 you probably are not going to be streaming 4k video, but at least you can stream high definition. A Middle of the Road score places you in an area with average speeds, access, pricing, and feedback.
Altoona, IA is located within Polk county.
Exede offers internet via Satellite.
HughesNet offers internet via Satellite.
Mediacom Communications Corp. offers internet via Cable.
T-Mobile offers internet via Mobile.
ICS Advanced Technologies offers internet via Fiber.
Nexgen Integrated Communications offers internet via Cable.
10,571 of the residents of Altoona have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).
About 72.70% of Altoona is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 3,970 people with NO Internet access in Altoona, IA.
The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Altoona, IA is 7 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 11 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 3 Mbps in Altoona.
The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Altoona, IA is 2 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 2 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Altoona is 2 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.
There are 2 power local stations available in Altoona.
Altoona is in the Des Moines-Ames Demographic Market Area (DMA), which is the 72 largest media market in the U.S.
Altoona is also in the smaller Des Moines-Ames DMA, which is the 72 largest media market in the U.S.
34% of the TV viewers in the Altoona area use cable for some of their viewing. 48% of the TV viewers in the Altoona are Satellite TV subscribers. An estimated 2,912 people (or about 19% of the population of Altoona) receive their TV programming Over-The-Air (using an antenna) or receive no TV programming.
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