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Ames Internet Providers

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Ames has 17 residential broadband providers. Mediacom and Rise Broadband have the best combination of speed and availability for people in Ames. There are 15 business and enterprise providers. Rise Broadband and Mediacom are the two main providers for nearby businesses in 50010.

Internet providers: Internet plans: Cheapest monthly plan: Fastest plan:
22 38 $29.95/mo 150 Mbps
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1-844-202-7532

Mediacom in 50010 is available to an estimated 90% of households. The company offers Ames residents the fastest download speeds up to 150 Mbps, upload speeds up to 20 Mbps, and prices range from $49.99 to $59.99 per month.

Cable
Excellent coverage
90%
$59.99/MO
$0.40 Per Mbps
$54.99/MO
$0.55 Per Mbps
$49.99/MO
$1.00 Per Mbps

Rise Broadband in 50010 is the most widely available provider covering an estimated 99% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds from 5 to 15 Mbps, and upload speeds from 1 to 3 Mbps for $52.95 per month.

Fixed Wireless
Excellent coverage
99%
$52.95/MO
$5.30 Per Mbps

CenturyLink in 50010 is available to an estimated 87% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds from 12 to 100 Mbps, upload speeds from 2 to 50 Mbps, and prices range from $29.95 to $34.95 per month.

DSL & Fiber
Excellent coverage
87%
$34.95/MO
$1.75 Per Mbps
$29.95/MO
$9.98 Per Mbps
$29.95/MO
$3.00 Per Mbps
$29.95/MO
$2.50 Per Mbps

Windstream in 50010 is available to an estimated 5% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds from 1.5 to 75 Mbps, upload speeds from 0.768 to 8 Mbps, and prices range from $59.99 to $66.99 per month.

DSL
Very Low coverage
5%
$66.99/MO
$5.58 Per Mbps
$59.99/MO
$20.00 Per Mbps

Exede is a satellite internet provider available in rural and under-served areas of 50010. The company offers Ames residents download speeds up to 25 Mbps, upload speeds up to 3 Mbps, and prices range from $49.99 to $109.99 per month.

Satellite
Excellent coverage
100%
$109.99/MO
$4.40 Per Mbps
$99.99/MO
$8.33 Per Mbps
$79.99/MO
$3.20 Per Mbps
$69.99/MO
$5.83 Per Mbps
$59.99/MO
$2.40 Per Mbps
$49.99/MO
$4.17 Per Mbps

Hughes Network Systems (HughesNet) is a satellite internet provider and available anywhere in 50010 with a clear view of the southern sky. The company offers Ames residents download speeds up to 15 Mbps, upload speeds up to 2 Mbps, and prices range from $39.99 to $69.99 per month.

Satellite
Excellent coverage
100%
$69.99/MO
$4.67 Per Mbps
$59.99/MO
$6.00 Per Mbps
$39.99/MO
$4.00 Per Mbps
$39.99/MO
$8.00 Per Mbps

Satellite Internet options are available in rural areas of Ames when you are beyond the reach of DSL, Cable and Fiber internet connections. Satellite Internet offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps, upload speeds up to 2 Mbps, and prices range from $49.99 to $79.99 per month with data caps.

Satellite
Excellent coverage
100%
$79.99/MO
$5.33 Per Mbps
$59.99/MO
$6.00 Per Mbps
$49.99/MO
$5.00 Per Mbps

Mediacom Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 91% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 105 Mbps, upload speeds up to 20 Mbps, and deals start at $69.95 to $349.95 per month.

Cable
Excellent coverage
91%
$349.95/MO
$3.33 Per Mbps
$299.95/MO
$2.86 Per Mbps
$299.95/MO
$15.00 Per Mbps
$199.95/MO
$4.00 Per Mbps
$129.95/MO
$6.50 Per Mbps
$69.95/MO
$7.00 Per Mbps

CenturyLink Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 85% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 10 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps for $29.99 per month.

DSL & Fiber
Excellent coverage
85%
$29.99/MO
$3.00 Per Mbps

Windstream Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 11% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 100 Mbps, upload speeds up to 100 Mbps, and prices vary from $90.00 to $110.00 per month.

DSL & Fiber
Low coverage
11%
$110.00/MO
$1.10 Per Mbps
$90.00/MO
$1.80 Per Mbps

Hughes Network Systems (HughesNet) is a business satellite internet provider and available anywhere in 50010 with a clear view of the southern sky. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 15 Mbps, upload speeds up to 2 Mbps, and prices range from $79.99 to $159.99 per month.

Satellite
Excellent coverage
100%
$159.99/MO
$10.67 Per Mbps
$129.99/MO
$13.00 Per Mbps
$99.99/MO
$10.00 Per Mbps
$79.99/MO
$8.00 Per Mbps

Exede is a business satellite internet provider available in rural and under-served areas of 50010. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 15 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps for $179.99 per month.

Satellite
Excellent coverage
100%
$179.99/MO
$12.00 Per Mbps

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ISP 22 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) In Your Area

Ames has two primary internet providers. Mediacom and CenturyLink offer internet service to the majority of homes in Ames. Eleven additional companies, one wireless and three satellite providers offer service to areas of Ames. The fastest reported residential speed available in Ames is 150 Mbps.

ISP Max Download Max Upload Broadband Type Service Type Coverage
Mediacom Up to 150 Mbps Up to 20 Mbps Cable Residential 90.12%
CenturyLink Up to 100 Mbps Up to 50 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 86.74%
Colo Telephone Company Up to 15 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 2.34%
Radcliffe Telephone Company Up to 40 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.77%
Palmer Mutual Telephone Company Up to 40 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.77%
ICS Advanced Technologies Up to 100 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 26.70%
Alliance Connect, LLC Up to 1.5 Mbps Up to 0.896 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 5.99%
Ringsted Telephone Company Up to 15 Mbps Up to 2 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.77%
Minerva Valley Telephone Company, Inc. Up to 10 Mbps Up to 10 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 2.06%
Windstream Up to 75 Mbps Up to 8 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 4.69%
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. Up to 8 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.77%
Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association Up to 5 Mbps Up to 2 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.77%
Ellsworth Cooperative Telephone Association Up to 30 Mbps Up to 30 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.58%
Exede Up to 25 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps Satellite Residential 100.00%
HughesNet Up to 15 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps Satellite Residential 100.00%
Satellite Internet Up to 15 Mbps Up to 2 Mbps Satellite Residential 100.00%
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless Residential 98.68%
ICS Advanced Technologies Fixed Wireless Residential 26.70%
Ringsted Telephone Company Fixed Wireless Residential 0.77%
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. Fixed Wireless Residential 0.77%
Mediacom Up to 105 Mbps Up to 10 Mbps Cable Business 90.12%
Unite Private Networks Up to 1000 Mbps Up to 1000 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 30.91%
CenturyLink DSL & Fiber Business 86.74%
Windstream Up to 100 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 12.39%
ICS Advanced Technologies DSL & Fiber Business 26.70%
Colo Telephone Company Up to 15 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 2.34%
Alliance Connect, LLC Up to 7 Mbps Up to 7 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 5.93%
EarthLink Up to 7 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 2.24%
Minerva Valley Telephone Company, Inc. DSL & Fiber Business 2.06%
Huxley Communications Cooperative Up to 100 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 0.49%
Windstream Up to 100 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps Copper Business 12.39%
ICS Advanced Technologies Copper Business 26.70%
Alliance Connect, LLC Up to 7 Mbps Up to 7 Mbps Copper Business 5.93%
EarthLink Up to 7 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps Copper Business 2.24%
Level 3 Communications Up to 45 Mbps Up to 45 Mbps Copper Business 0.15%
GTT Communications, Inc. Copper Business 1.64%
HughesNet Up to 15 Mbps Up to 2 Mbps Satellite Business 100.00%
Exede Up to 15 Mbps Up to 4 Mbps Satellite Business 100.00%
Rise Broadband Up to 1000 Mbps Up to 1000 Mbps Fixed Wireless Business 98.68%
ICS Advanced Technologies Fixed Wireless Business 26.70%

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