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Internet Service Providers in Altoona, IA

Altoona, IA has a total of 16 internet providers including  5 Fiber providers, 3 Cable providers, 7 DSL providers, 5 Fixed Wireless providers and 2 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 25Underachiever

Things are looking rough in Altoona, IA for broadband service. An Underdog score of 25 was calculated based upon poor coverage, slow download and upload speeds, restrictive package pricing, and less and favorable user testimonials.

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Top 5 Broadband Providers in Altoona, IA

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HughesNet

HughesNet Satellite Internet provides high speed Internet all over the U.S.!

HughesNet provides Satellite internet in Altoona, 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 internet in Altoona, 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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CenturyLink

CenturyLink @Ease features Norton backup and security.

CenturyLink provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless internet in Altoona, IA

  • Anti-Virus protection and a PC Health check-up
  • Support multiple devices at once
  • 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee
86.39%Excellent Coverage
CenturyLink internet pricing starting at:
$45.00

(844) 643-2564

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Mediacom Communications Corp.

Whether it's just you or your entire family accessing the internet all at the same time, Mediacom has a variety of internet plans that can accommodate the needs of each household member and any household.

Mediacom Communications Corp. provides Cable internet in Altoona, IA

  • WiFi in your home
  • Total Defense™ Internet Security Suite
  • 24/7 customer support
80.38%Excellent Coverage
Mediacom Communications Corp. internet pricing starting at:
N/A

(888) 680-0190

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Windstream

Windstream offers two great high-speed Internet plans that will support all of your online activities, from basic emailing and web-browsing to HD video streaming and real-time gaming.

Windstream provides Fiber, Cable, DSL and Copper internet in Altoona, IA

  • 24/7 technical support
  • No contracts required
  • Free wireless equipment
3.58%Poor Coverage
Windstream internet pricing starting at:
$44.99

(844) 394-9875

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2 Television Providers in Altoona, IA

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Dish Network

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

Dish Network provides television in Altoona, 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 Altoona, 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:
$50.00

(855) 410-2386

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All 11 Broadband Service Providers in Altoona, IA

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
Rise Broadband logoRise Broadband15 Mbps3 MbpsFixed Wireless
100.00%
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
CenturyLink logoCenturyLink100 Mbps50 MbpsFiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless
86.39%
Mediacom Communications Corp. logoMediacom Communications Corp.150 Mbps20 MbpsCable
80.38%
Windstream logoWindstream20 Mbps2 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Copper
3.58%
Consolidated Communications logoConsolidated Communications9 Mbps1 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
2.78%
Aureon logoAureon7 Mbps1 MbpsFiber, DSL and Copper
0.78%
ICS Advanced Technologies logoICS Advanced Technologies3 Mbps3 MbpsFiber, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
0.19%
Sully Telephone Association logoSully Telephone Association10 Mbps2 MbpsDSL and Fixed Wireless
0.17%
Searsboro Telephone Company logoSearsboro Telephone Company10 Mbps2 MbpsDSL
0.17%

Average Download Speed For Altoona, IA

64 Mbps

Altoona, IA's Broadband Profile

1,057,100 of the residents of Altoona have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 99.63% of Altoona is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 3,970 people with NO Internet access in Altoona, IA.

Internet Speed Facts For Altoona, IA

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Altoona, IA is 64 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 150 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 16 Mbps in Altoona.

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

Broadband Internet Coverage in Altoona, IA
28.57%Fiber
80.38%Cable
82.62%DSL
100.00%Fixed Wireless
100.00%Satellite
Average Advertised Speeds in Altoona, IA
DownUp
Fiber (5)100 Mbps50 Mbps
Cable (3)150 Mbps20 Mbps
DSL (7)46 Mbps11 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (5)15 Mbps3 Mbps
Satellite (2)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Altoona, IA

Altoona Public Library
700 Eighth St Sw
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-3881