Ames, IA has a total of 23 internet providers including 4 Cable providers, 1 Copper providers, 7 DSL providers, 13 Fiber providers, 6 Fixed Wireless providers, 3 Mobile providers and 2 Satellite providers.
Middle of the Road
Getting internet in Ames, IA is a mixed bag. With a score of 50 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.
Ames, IA is located within Story 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.
42,868 of the residents of Ames have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).
Ames is ranked #1 for the most connected city in Iowa, based on percentage population connectivity.
Ames is ranked #171 for the most connected city in the United States, based on percentage population connectivity.
About 72.70% of Ames is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 16,097 people with NO Internet access in Ames, IA.
The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Ames, IA is 7 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 7 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 2 Mbps in Ames.
The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Ames, IA is 2 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 2 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Ames 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 Ames.
Ames is in the Des Moines-Ames Demographic Market Area (DMA), which is the 72 largest media market in the U.S.
Ames 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 Ames area use cable for some of their viewing. 48% of the TV viewers in the Ames are Satellite TV subscribers. An estimated 11,460 people (or about 19% of the population of Ames) receive their TV programming Over-The-Air (using an antenna) or receive no TV programming.
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