Best Internet Providers in Ames, IA

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#1 Mediacom77.37% availability

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Speed up to:

150 Mbps

Price from:

$39.99

User Review:

Mediacom provides Cable Internet, Television and Phone services in Ames, IA.

#2 CenturyLink86.22% availability

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Speed up to:

100 Mbps

Price from:

$49.00

User Review:

CenturyLink provides Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Fixed Wireless Internet, Television and Phone services in Ames, IA.

#3 Windstream10.28% availability

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Speed up to:

100 Mbps

Price from:

$44.99

User Review:

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

#4 HughesNet99.38% availability

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Speed up to:

25 Mbps

Price from:

$69.99

User Review:

HughesNet provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Ames, IA.

#5 Viasat96.28% availability

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Speed up to:

25 Mbps

Price from:

$60.00

User Review:

Viasat provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Ames, IA.

#6 EarthLink45% availability

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Speed up to:

75 Mbps

Price from:

$39.95

User Review:

EarthLink provides Fiber Internet and DSL Internet services in Ames, IA.

Television Only Providers in Ames, IA

#1 DIRECTV

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DIRECTV

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 over Cable TV, 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:
$59.99
Call now for DIRECTV internet availability at your address.

#2 Dish Network

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Dish Network

DISH Network is ranked #1 in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power

Dish Network provides Television in Ames, IA

  • DISH is ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power for the second year in a row.
  • 2-Year TV Price Guarantee.
  • Free Google Voice Remote and Smart DVR Included.
  • Record up to 16 shows at once.
  • 80,000 On Demand Titles.
  • FREE Standard Professional Inst
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$59.99
Call now for Dish Network internet availability at your address.

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#1

Best Provider Overall

Mediacom

Best Provider for Gaming

Mediacom

Best Provider for Streaming

Mediacom

Best Provider for Availability

HughesNet

Ames, IA - Internet Connection and Coverage Map


Compare Ames, IA Internet Providers Ranked by Maximum Fastest Speed


Use the below tables to compare high-speed internet service providers with internet speeds as well as data caps in Ames, Iowa

Your Best Internet Service Option By Usage

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

Fastest Internet Speeds in Ames, Iowa

  • Mediacom - 150 Mbps** Fast Download **
  • CenturyLink - 100 Mbps
  • Windstream - 100 Mbps

Internet Provider Types in Ames, Iowa

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

Widest Coverage Providers in Ames, Iowa

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

Below is a list of the Fiber Internet options in Ames, Iowa with up to Gigabit connections. Search Fiber-optic internet plans and internet packages.

  1. Springville Cooperative Telephone Association - 1 Gbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  2. Algona Municipal Utilities - 500 Mbps - Fiber Internet and Cable Internet
  3. CenturyLink - 100 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Fixed Wireless Internet, Television and Phone
  4. Windstream - 100 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Phone
  5. ICS Advanced Technologies - 100 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  6. Radcliffe Telephone Company - 100 Mbps - Fiber Internet
  7. EarthLink - 75 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  8. Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association - 40 Mbps - Fiber Internet
  9. Colo Telephone Company - 25 Mbps - Fiber Internet
  10. Olin Telephone Company - 23 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  11. Ringsted Telephone Company - 15 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  12. Cyberonic - 11 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  13. Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association - 5 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  14. Aureon - 2 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet
  15. Level 3 Communications - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet

Here are the internet providers that have the best availability in Ames, Iowa, ranked by quality of service and fast speeds.

  1. Mediacom - 150 Mbps - Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  2. HughesNet - 25 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  3. Viasat - 25 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  4. CenturyLink - 100 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Fixed Wireless Internet, Television and Phone
  5. EarthLink - 75 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  6. Windstream - 100 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Phone

Compare Internet Providers in Ames, Iowa by Coverage Area

ProviderMax Mbps DownloadMax Mbps UploadInternet ConnectionCoverage
1.HughesNet logoHughesNetView Plans25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone99.38%
2.Rise Broadband logoRise BroadbandView Plans15 Mbps3 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet98.87%
3.Viasat logoViasatView Plans25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone96.28%
4.CenturyLink logoCenturyLinkView Plans100 Mbps50 MbpsFiber Internet, DSL Internet, Fixed Wireless Internet, Television and Phone86.22%
5.Mediacom logoMediacomView Plans150 Mbps20 MbpsCable Internet, Television and Phone77.37%
6.EarthLink logoEarthLinkView Plans75 Mbps3 MbpsFiber Internet and DSL Internet45.00%
7.ICS Advanced Technologies logoICS Advanced TechnologiesView Plans100 Mbps100 MbpsFiber Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet29.19%
8.Windstream logoWindstreamView Plans100 Mbps8 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Phone10.28%
9.Minerva Valley Telephone Company logoMinerva Valley Telephone CompanyView Plans10 Mbps10 MbpsDSL Internet3.05%
10.Aureon logoAureonView Plans2 Mbps~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet2.31%
11.Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. logoWoolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc.View Plans8 Mbps3 MbpsDSL Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet2.14%
12.Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association logoRockwell Cooperative Telephone AssociationView Plans5 Mbps2 MbpsFiber Internet and DSL Internet1.82%
13.Ringsted Telephone Company logoRingsted Telephone CompanyView Plans15 Mbps15 MbpsFiber Internet, DSL Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet1.82%
14.Radcliffe Telephone Company logoRadcliffe Telephone CompanyView Plans100 Mbps50 MbpsFiber Internet1.04%
15.GoldField Access Network logoGoldField Access NetworkView Plans12 Mbps12 MbpsDSL Internet0.16%
16.Springville Cooperative Telephone Association logoSpringville Cooperative Telephone AssociationView Plans1 Gbps1 GbpsFiber Internet and DSL Internet0.07%
17.Olin Telephone Company logoOlin Telephone CompanyView Plans23 Mbps1 MbpsFiber Internet, DSL Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet0.06%
18.Colo Telephone Company logoColo Telephone CompanyView Plans25 Mbps25 MbpsFiber Internet0.06%
19.Algona Municipal Utilities logoAlgona Municipal UtilitiesView Plans500 Mbps500 MbpsFiber Internet and Cable Internet0.05%
20.Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association logoLehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone AssociationView Plans40 Mbps5 MbpsFiber Internet0.03%
21.Louisa Communications logoLouisa CommunicationsView Plans12 Mbps2 MbpsDSL Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet~
22.Cyberonic logoCyberonicView Plans11 Mbps11 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet~
23.Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 CommunicationsView Plans~~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet~


Free wireless internet access points in Ames, IA

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