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Internet Service Providers in Des Moines, IA

Des Moines, IA has a total of 37 internet providers including  15 Fiber providers, 6 Cable providers, 23 DSL providers, 7 Copper providers, 13 Fixed Wireless providers and 3 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 57Middle of the Road

Getting internet in Des Moines, IA is a mixed bag. With a score of 57 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.

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Top 6 Broadband Providers in Des Moines, IA (View all internet providers in Des Moines, IA below)

Best Choice
HughesNet logo

HughesNet

Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.

HughesNet provides Satellite in Des Moines, IA

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.95

(855) 980-2160

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Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Des Moines, IA

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(866) 606-9068

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Viasat

Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

Viasat provides Satellite in Des Moines, IA

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 899-9722

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CenturyLink

CenturyLink @Ease features Norton backup and security.

CenturyLink provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in Des Moines, IA

  • Anti-Virus protection and a PC Health check-up
  • Support multiple devices at once
  • 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee
86.41%Excellent Coverage
CenturyLink internet pricing starting at:
$45.00

(844) 643-2564

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Mediacom

Mediacom has a variety of internet plans that can accommodate the needs of each household member and any household.

Mediacom provides Cable in Des Moines, IA

  • WiFi in your home
  • Total Defense™ Internet Security Suite
  • 24/7 customer support
79.60%Excellent Coverage
Mediacom internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(888) 680-0190

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Windstream

Windstream offers two great high-speed Internet plans that will support all of your online activities.

Windstream provides Fiber, Cable, DSL and Copper in Des Moines, IA

  • 24/7 technical support
  • No contracts required
  • Free wireless equipment
1.50%Poor Coverage
Windstream internet pricing starting at:
$44.99

(844) 394-9875

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2 Television Providers in Des Moines, IA

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Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides Television in Des Moines, IA

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$41.99

(844) 892-3822

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in Des Moines, IA

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 410-2386

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3 Cell Phone Providers in Des Moines, IA

Sprint logo

Sprint

Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in Des Moines, IA

  • No annual service contract
  • No surprising overage charges
  • 3G/4G nationwide
Sprint cell phone pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 881-8203

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T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Des Moines, IA

  • Take your WiFi connection with you on the go
  • Stream unlimited video on Netflix, HBO NOW, Hulu, and others.
  • Up to 20GB of your unused 4G LTE data rolls over
T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(855) 411-0428

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AT&T Mobility

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

AT&T Mobility provides Cell Phone service in Des Moines, IA

  • Unlimited Data, Talk and Text!
AT&T Mobility cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(844) 402-2497

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All 31 Broadband Service Providers in Des Moines, IA

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Viasat logoViasat25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Rise Broadband logoRise Broadband15 Mbps3 MbpsFixed Wireless
92.64%
CenturyLink logoCenturyLink1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
86.41%
Mediacom logoMediacom150 Mbps20 MbpsCable and Television
79.60%
Windstream logoWindstream7 Mbps1 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Copper
1.50%
Aureon logoAureon7 Mbps3 MbpsFiber, DSL and Copper
0.98%
Sully Telephone Association logoSully Telephone Association10 Mbps2 MbpsDSL and Fixed Wireless
0.24%
Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone Association logoCoon Valley Cooperative Telephone Association6 Mbps2 MbpsDSL and Fixed Wireless
0.16%
Casey Mutual Telephone Company logoCasey Mutual Telephone Company14 Mbps2 MbpsDSL
0.13%
Consolidated Communications logoConsolidated Communications9 Mbps1 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
0.12%
Cumberland Telephone Company logoCumberland Telephone Company10 Mbps2 MbpsDSL and Fixed Wireless
0.10%
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. logoWoolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc.8 Mbps3 MbpsDSL and Fixed Wireless
0.07%
Olin Telephone Company logoOlin Telephone Company23 Mbps1 MbpsFiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless
0.07%
GoldField Access Network logoGoldField Access Network12 Mbps12 MbpsDSL
0.04%
Springville Cooperative Telephone Association logoSpringville Cooperative Telephone Association1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber and DSL
0.04%
Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association logoRockwell Cooperative Telephone Association5 Mbps2 MbpsFiber and DSL
0.03%
River Valley Telephone Coop. logoRiver Valley Telephone Coop.15 Mbps5 MbpsDSL and Fixed Wireless
0.02%
ICS Advanced Technologies logoICS Advanced Technologies100 Mbps100 MbpsFiber, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
0.02%
Martelle Cooperative Telephone Association logoMartelle Cooperative Telephone Association8 Mbps1 MbpsCable and DSL
0.01%
Colo Telephone Company logoColo Telephone Company25 Mbps25 MbpsFiber
0.01%
Modern Cooperative Telephone Company logoModern Cooperative Telephone Company7 Mbps7 MbpsDSL
0.01%
Access Media 3 logoAccess Media 33 Mbps1 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Copper
0.01%
Bernard Telephone logoBernard Telephone20 Mbps3 MbpsFiber and Fixed Wireless
0.01%
C-M-L Telephone Cooperative Association logoC-M-L Telephone Cooperative Association100 Mbps100 MbpsFiber
0.01%
Cooperative Telephone Company logoCooperative Telephone Company10 Mbps1 MbpsDSL and Fixed Wireless
0.01%
CS Technologies logoCS Technologies150 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, DSL and Copper~
Danville Telecom logoDanville Telecom1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless~
Brooklyn Mutual Telecommunications Cooperative logoBrooklyn Mutual Telecommunications Cooperative10 Mbps2 MbpsCable and DSL~
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~

Average Download Speed For Des Moines, IA

205 Mbps

Des Moines, IA's Broadband Profile

147,896 of the residents of Des Moines have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 72.70% of Des Moines is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 55,537 people with NO Internet access in Des Moines, IA.

Internet Speed Facts For Des Moines, IA

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Des Moines, IA is 205 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 1,000 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 172 Mbps in Des Moines.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Des Moines, IA is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Des Moines is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

Average Advertised Speeds in Des Moines, IA
DownUp
Fiber (15)383 Mbps351 Mbps
Cable (6)150 Mbps20 Mbps
DSL (23)31 Mbps7 Mbps
Copper (7)52 Mbps52 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (13)7 Mbps1 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Public Library - Central
1000 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 283-4152
Pleasant Hill Public Library
5151 Maple Drive
Des Moines, IA 50327
(515) 266-7815