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Internet Service Providers in Altoona, IA

Altoona, IA has a total of 21 internet providers including  7 Fiber providers, 4 Cable providers, 9 DSL providers, 6 Fixed Wireless providers and 3 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 7 Broadband Providers in Altoona, IA (View all internet providers in Altoona, IA below)

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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 Altoona, IA

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • Unlimited Data - No Hard Data Limits
97.89%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.95
  • Free standard installation
  • $50 instant savings on select plans**
  • Save up to $20 on select plans**

(855) 980-2160 Call Now

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Viasat logo

Viasat

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

Viasat provides Satellite in Altoona, IA

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
97.40%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:
$49.99
  • Save up to $50 a month for your first 3 months
  • Unlimited data plans available in some areas

(844) 899-9722 Call Now

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Exede logo

Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite 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
97.40%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$49.99
  • No up-front installation costs
  • Save up to $150 for your first 3 months

(866) 606-9068 Call Now

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CenturyLink logo

CenturyLink

CenturyLink @Ease features Norton backup and security.

CenturyLink provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless 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
  • $45/MO for Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • Up to $500 in Reward Cards with Qualifying Triple Bundle - INTERNET + HOME PHONE + DIRECTV
  • Fast in-home WiFi with no rate hikes

(844) 643-2564 Call Now

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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 Altoona, IA

  • WiFi in your home
  • Total Defense™ Internet Security Suite
  • 24/7 customer support
80.38%Excellent Coverage
Mediacom internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(888) 680-0190 Call Now

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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 Altoona, IA

  • 24/7 technical support
  • No contracts required
  • Free wireless equipment
3.58%Poor Coverage
Windstream internet pricing starting at:
$44.99
  • Choose any internet plan and receive $10 discount per month
  • Up to $120 in savings

(844) 394-9875 Call Now

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Cyberonic

Fast, affordable broadband for users that require fast download speeds and uptime reliability.

Cyberonic provides Fiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless in Altoona, IA

  • 3G/4G plans available.
  • No credit requirement plans available.
  • No contract plans available.
  • Unlimited plans available.
0.00%Poor Coverage
Cyberonic internet pricing starting at:
$99.00

(844) 334-2693 Call Now

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2 Television Providers in Altoona, IA

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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:
$35.00

(855) 410-2386 Call Now

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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 Call Now

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3 Cell Phone Providers in Altoona, IA

AT&T Mobility logo

AT&T Mobility

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

AT&T Mobility provides Cell Phone service in Altoona, IA

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

(844) 402-2497 Call Now

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Sprint logo

Sprint

Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in Altoona, IA

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

(855) 881-8203 Call Now

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T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Altoona, 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 Call Now

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All 14 Broadband Service Providers in Altoona, IA

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
Rise Broadband logoRise Broadband15 Mbps3 MbpsFixed Wireless
100.00%
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
97.89%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
97.40%
Viasat logoViasat30 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
97.40%
CenturyLink logoCenturyLink100 Mbps50 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
86.39%
Mediacom logoMediacom150 Mbps20 MbpsCable and Television
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%
Cyberonic logoCyberonic11 Mbps11 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless~
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~

Average Download Speed For Altoona, IA

52 Mbps

Altoona, IA's Broadband Profile

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.

Internet Speed Facts For Altoona, IA

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Altoona, IA is 52 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 150 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 13 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.

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Average Advertised Speeds in Altoona, IA
DownUp
Fiber (7)100 Mbps50 Mbps
Cable (4)150 Mbps20 Mbps
DSL (9)46 Mbps11 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (6)15 Mbps3 Mbps
Satellite (3)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