Best Internet Providers in Ames, IA

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#1 - Mediacom

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#1. The Best Internet Provider in Ames, IA is Mediacom.

Mediacom provides Cable and Phone in Ames, IA

  • #1 Internet Provider in Ames, IA
  • Largest Connection Coverage in Ames, IA
  • Mediacom internet pricing starting at $39.99

#2 - CenturyLink

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CenturyLink provides Fiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Phone in Ames, IA

  • Perfect for online shopping, streaming movies at blazing fast speeds
  • Support multiple devices at once
  • Keep your rate for as long as you keep your plan

#3 - Windstream

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Windstream provides Fiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Phone in Ames, IA

  • 24/7 technical support
  • No contracts required
  • Free wireless equipment

#4 - Viasat

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Viasat provides Satellite and Phone in Ames, IA

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans

#5 - HughesNet

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HughesNet provides Satellite and Phone in Ames, IA

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • Save $5/mo on equipment!
  • No Lease Set-up Fees, save $99 INSTANTLY
  • Unlimited Data - No Hard Data Limits

Television Providers in Ames, IA




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

DIRECTV provides Television in Ames, IA

  • Best entertainement options for any sports fan, including NFL Sunday Ticket!
  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR
  • Free professional installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:

(855) 410-2386

Call now for DIRECTV internet availability at your address.

#2 - Dish Network

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Dish Network

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

Dish Network provides Television in Ames, IA

  • Free voice remote and DVR included.
  • Free 15+ Premium channels for three months.
  • 100% of your Live & Recorded TV anywhere
  • Ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power
Dish Network television pricing starting at:

(844) 892-3822

Call now for Dish Network internet availability at your address.


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Your Best Internet Service Option By Usage

  • Best Provider for Overall Usage - Mediacom
  • Best Provider for Gaming - Mediacom
  • Best Provider for Streaming - Mediacom
  • Best Provider for Availability - HughesNet

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Ames, IA

  • Mediacom - 150.00 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 100.00 Mbps
  • Windstream - 100.00 Mbps

Internet Provider Types in Ames, IA

  • Fiber - 10.93%
  • Cable - 77.37%
  • DSL - 86.7%
  • Copper - 12.98%
  • Fixed Wireless - 99.01%
  • Satellite - 100%

Widest Coverage Providers in Ames, IA

  • HughesNet - 99.38%
  • Viasat - 96.28%
  • CenturyLink - 86.22%

Here are the internet providers that have the best availability in Ames, IA, ranked by quality of service.

  1. Mediacom - 150.00 Mbps - Cable, Television and Phone
  2. HughesNet - 25.00 Mbps - Satellite and Phone
  3. Viasat - 30.00 Mbps - Satellite and Phone
  4. CenturyLink - 100.00 Mbps - Fiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless, Television and Phone
  5. Windstream - 100.00 Mbps - Fiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Phone

Compare Internet Providers in Ames, IA by Coverage Area

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
1.HughesNet logoHughesNet25.00 Mbps3.00 MbpsSatellite and Phone99.38%
2.Rise Broadband logoRise Broadband15.00 Mbps3.00 MbpsFixed Wireless98.87%
3.Viasat logoViasat30.00 Mbps3.00 MbpsSatellite and Phone96.28%
4.CenturyLink logoCenturyLink100.00 Mbps50.00 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless, Television and Phone86.22%
5.Mediacom logoMediacom150.00 Mbps20.00 MbpsCable, Television and Phone77.37%
6.EarthLink logoEarthLink75.00 Mbps3.00 MbpsFiber and DSL45.00%
7.ICS Advanced Technologies logoICS Advanced Technologies100.00 Mbps100.00 MbpsFiber, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless29.19%
8.Windstream logoWindstream100.00 Mbps8.00 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Phone10.28%
9.Minerva Valley Telephone Company logoMinerva Valley Telephone Company10.00 Mbps10.00 MbpsDSL3.05%
10.Aureon logoAureon1.50 Mbps~Fiber, DSL and Copper2.31%
11.Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. logoWoolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc.8.00 Mbps3.00 MbpsDSL and Fixed Wireless2.14%
12.Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association logoRockwell Cooperative Telephone Association5.00 Mbps2.00 MbpsFiber and DSL1.82%
13.Ringsted Telephone Company logoRingsted Telephone Company15.00 Mbps15.00 MbpsFiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless1.82%
14.Radcliffe Telephone Company logoRadcliffe Telephone Company100.00 Mbps50.00 MbpsFiber1.04%
15.GoldField Access Network logoGoldField Access Network12.00 Mbps12.00 MbpsDSL0.16%
16.Springville Cooperative Telephone Association logoSpringville Cooperative Telephone Association1.00 Gbps1.00 GbpsFiber and DSL0.07%
17.Olin Telephone Company logoOlin Telephone Company23.00 Mbps1.00 MbpsFiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless0.06%
18.Colo Telephone Company logoColo Telephone Company25.00 Mbps25.00 MbpsFiber0.06%
19.Algona Municipal Utilities logoAlgona Municipal Utilities500.00 Mbps500.00 MbpsFiber and Cable0.05%
20.Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association logoLehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association40.00 Mbps5.00 MbpsFiber0.03%
21.Louisa Communications logoLouisa Communications12.00 Mbps2.00 MbpsDSL and Fixed Wireless~
22.Cyberonic logoCyberonic11.00 Mbps11.00 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless~
23.Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~

Ames, IA - Broadband Availability and Coverage Map

Ames, IA has a total of 28 internet providers including  15 Fiber providers, 4 Cable providers, 15 DSL providers, 5 Copper providers, 8 Fixed Wireless providers and 2 Satellite providers.Ames has an average download speed of 25.57 Mbps and a maximum download speed of 150.00 Mbps.

Free wireless internet access points in Ames, IA

Ames Public Library
515 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 239-5656