Middle of the Road
Getting internet in Ames, IA is a mixed bag. With a score of 45 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.
Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.
HughesNet provides Satellite in Ames, IA
Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.
Exede provides Satellite in Ames, IA
Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.
Viasat provides Satellite in Ames, IA
CenturyLink @Ease features Norton backup and security.
Mediacom has a variety of internet plans that can accommodate the needs of each household member and any household.
Mediacom provides Cable in Ames, IA
Windstream offers two great high-speed Internet plans that will support all of your online activities.
Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.
Dish Network provides Television in Ames, IA
DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.
DIRECTV provides Television in Ames, IA
T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Ames, IA
|Provider||Max Download||Max Upload||Broadband Type||Coverage|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||Satellite|
|Exede||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||Satellite|
|Viasat||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||Satellite|
|Rise Broadband||15 Mbps||3 Mbps||Fixed Wireless|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||50 Mbps||Fiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television|
|Mediacom||150 Mbps||20 Mbps||Cable and Television|
|ICS Advanced Technologies||100 Mbps||100 Mbps||Fiber, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||8 Mbps||Fiber, Cable, DSL and Copper|
|Minerva Valley Telephone Company||10 Mbps||10 Mbps||DSL|
|Aureon||2 Mbps||1 Mbps||Fiber, DSL and Copper|
|Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc.||8 Mbps||3 Mbps||DSL and Fixed Wireless|
|Ringsted Telephone Company||15 Mbps||15 Mbps||Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless|
|Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association||5 Mbps||2 Mbps||Fiber and DSL|
|Radcliffe Telephone Company||100 Mbps||50 Mbps||Fiber|
|GoldField Access Network||12 Mbps||12 Mbps||DSL|
|Springville Cooperative Telephone Association||1,000 Mbps||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL|
|Colo Telephone Company||25 Mbps||25 Mbps||Fiber|
|Olin Telephone Company||23 Mbps||1 Mbps||Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless|
|Algona Municipal Utilities||500 Mbps||500 Mbps||Fiber and Cable|
|Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association||40 Mbps||5 Mbps||Fiber|
|Louisa Communications||12 Mbps||2 Mbps||DSL and Fixed Wireless||~|
|Level 3 Communications||~||~||Fiber, DSL and Copper||~|
42,868 of the residents of Ames have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).
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 71 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 150 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 15 Mbps in Ames.
The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Ames, IA is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Ames is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.