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Ames has two primary internet providers. Mediacom and CenturyLink offer internet service to the majority of homes in Ames. Fourteen additional companies, one wireless and two satellite providers offer service to areas of Ames. The fastest reported residential speed available in Ames is 1000+ Mbps. Mediacom and CenturyLink have the best combination of speed and availability for people in Ames. Rise Broadband and Unite Private Networks are the two main business providers.

Residential internet providers: Residential internet deals: Cheapest monthly plan: Fastest broadband speed:
19 30 $34.95/mo 100 Mbps

Mediacom in Ames is the best internet service provider for an estimated 90% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds up to 150 Mbps, upload speeds up to 20 Mbps, and deals start at $49.99 to $89.98 per month.

Cable
Excellent coverage
90%
$49.99/MO
$0.83 Per Mbps
$79.98/MO
$1.33 Per Mbps
$89.98/MO
$0.90 Per Mbps
DIRECTV
1-844-202-7532

CenturyLink in 50010 is a top internet service provider available to an estimated 90% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds from 12 to 100 Mbps, upload speeds from 2 to 50 Mbps, and prices vary from $34.95 to $76.95 per month.

DSL & Fiber
Excellent coverage
90%
$34.95/MO
$3.50 Per Mbps
$64.95/MO
$0.65 Per Mbps
$71.95/MO
$3.60 Per Mbps
$71.95/MO
$2.88 Per Mbps

Rise Broadband in 50010 is available to 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

Colo Telephone Company in 50010 is available to an estimated 2% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds from 20 to 25 Mbps, and upload speeds from 14 to 25 Mbps for $70.99 per month.

Fiber
Very Low coverage
2%
$70.99/MO
$2.84 Per Mbps

ICS Advanced Technologies in 50010 is available to an estimated 20% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds from 3 to 100 Mbps, and upload speeds from 3 to 100 Mbps.

DSL & Fiber
Moderate coverage
20%

Ringsted Telephone Company in 50010 is available to less than 1% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds up to 15 Mbps, and upload speeds from 2 to 15 Mbps.

DSL & Fiber
Less than 1% coverage
Ringsted Telephone Company

Minerva Valley Telephone Company, Inc. in 50010 is available to an estimated 2% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds up to 10 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps.

DSL
Very Low coverage
2%
Minerva Valley Telephone Company, Inc.

Windstream in 50010 is available to an estimated 4% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds from 1.5 to 100 Mbps, upload speeds from 0.768 to 8 Mbps, and prices range from $39.99 to $69.99 per month.

DSL
Very Low coverage
4%
$39.99/MO
$2.67 Per Mbps
$49.99/MO
$2.00 Per Mbps
$59.99/MO
$1.20 Per Mbps
$69.99/MO
$0.70 Per Mbps

Ellsworth Cooperative Telephone Association in 50010 is available to less than 1% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds up to 15 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 15 Mbps.

Fiber
Less than 1% coverage
Ellsworth Cooperative Telephone Association

Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. in 50010 is available to less than 1% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds up to 8 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps.

DSL
Less than 1% coverage
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc.

Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association in 50010 is available to less than 1% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds up to 5 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps.

DSL & Fiber
Less than 1% coverage
Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association

Alliance Connect, LLC in 50010 is available to an estimated 1% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds up to 1.5 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 0.896 Mbps.

DSL
Very Low coverage
1%
Alliance Connect, LLC

Radcliffe Telephone Company in 50010 is available to less than 1% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds up to 100 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps.

Fiber
Less than 1% coverage
Radcliffe Telephone Company

Huxley Communications Cooperative in 50010 is available to less than 1% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds from 12 to 50 Mbps, and upload speeds from 1 to 10 Mbps.

DSL & Fiber
Less than 1% coverage
Huxley Communications Cooperative

Springville Co-op. Telephone Association in 50010 is available to less than 1% of households. The company offers Ames residents the fastest download speeds from 510 to 1000 Mbps, the fastest upload speeds from 500.75 to 1000 Mbps, and prices range from $42.00 to $82.00 per month.

DSL & Fiber
Less than 1% coverage
$42.00/MO
$42.00 Per Mbps
$52.00/MO
$10.40 Per Mbps
$62.00/MO
$6.20 Per Mbps
$82.00/MO
$3.28 Per Mbps

Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association in 50010 is available to less than 1% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds up to 40 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps.

Fiber
Less than 1% coverage
Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association

Mutual Telephone Company of Morning Sun in 50010 is available to less than 1% of households. The company offers Ames residents download speeds from 10 to 12 Mbps, and upload speeds from 1.3 to 2 Mbps.

DSL
Less than 1% coverage
Mutual Telephone Company of Morning Sun

Exede is a satellite internet provider available in rural and under-served areas of 50010. The company offers Ames residents download speeds up to 12 Mbps, upload speeds up to 3 Mbps, and prices range from $49.99 to $149.99 per month.

Satellite
Excellent coverage
100%
$49.99/MO
$4.17 Per Mbps
$49.99/MO
$4.17 Per Mbps
$59.99/MO
$5.00 Per Mbps
$69.99/MO
$5.83 Per Mbps
$99.99/MO
$8.33 Per Mbps
$149.99/MO
$12.50 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 25 Mbps, upload speeds up to 3 Mbps, and prices range from $49.99 to $99.99 per month.

Satellite
Excellent coverage
100%
$49.99/MO
$2.00 Per Mbps
$49.99/MO
$2.00 Per Mbps
$69.99/MO
$2.80 Per Mbps
$99.99/MO
$4.00 Per Mbps

Rise Broadband Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 99% of people. The company offers Ames businesses the fastest download speeds up to 1000 Mbps, and the fastest upload speeds up to 1000 Mbps.

Fixed Wireless
Excellent coverage
99%

Unite Private Networks Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 31% of people. The company offers Ames businesses the fastest download speeds up to 1000 Mbps, and the fastest upload speeds up to 1000 Mbps.

Fiber
Moderate coverage
31%

Mediacom Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 91% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 150 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps.

Cable
Excellent coverage
91%

CenturyLink Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 91% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 100 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps.

DSL & Fiber
Excellent coverage
91%

ICS Advanced Technologies Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 25% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 100 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps.

DSL & Fiber
Moderate coverage
25%

Colo Telephone Company Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 3% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 25 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps.

Fiber
Very Low coverage
3%

Windstream Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 12% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 100 Mbps, upload speeds up to 100 Mbps, and prices range from $90.00 to $110.00 per month.

DSL & Fiber
Low coverage
12%
$90.00/MO
$1.80 Per Mbps
$110.00/MO
$1.10 Per Mbps

dishNET Holding, LLC Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 19% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 12 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 0.896 Mbps.

DSL
Low coverage
19%
dishNET Holding, LLC

Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. Business in 50010 is available to less than 1% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 100 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps.

DSL
Less than 1% coverage
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc.

GTT Communications, Inc. Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 4% of people.

DSL
Very Low coverage
4%
GTT Communications, Inc.

Ringsted Telephone Company Business in 50010 is available to less than 1% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 50 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 15 Mbps.

DSL & Fiber
Less than 1% coverage
Ringsted Telephone Company

Alliance Connect, LLC Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 2% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 3 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps.

DSL & Fiber
Very Low coverage
2%
Alliance Connect, LLC

EarthLink Business in 50010 is available to less than 1% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 7 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps.

DSL
Less than 1% coverage

Minerva Valley Telephone Company, Inc. Business in 50010 is available to an estimated 2% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 10 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps.

DSL
Very Low coverage
2%
Minerva Valley Telephone Company, Inc.

Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association Business in 50010 is available to less than 1% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 5 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps.

DSL & Fiber
Less than 1% coverage
Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association

Ellsworth Cooperative Telephone Association Business in 50010 is available to less than 1% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 15 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 15 Mbps.

Fiber
Less than 1% coverage
Ellsworth Cooperative Telephone Association

Level 3 Communications Business in 50010 is available to less than 1% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 45 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 45 Mbps.

Copper
Less than 1% coverage

Huxley Communications Cooperative Business in 50010 is available to less than 1% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 200 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 200 Mbps.

DSL & Fiber
Less than 1% coverage
Huxley Communications Cooperative

XO Communications Business in 50010 is available to less than 1% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 100 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps.

Copper
Less than 1% coverage

Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association Business in 50010 is available to less than 1% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 40 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps.

Fiber
Less than 1% coverage
Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association

Mutual Telephone Company of Morning Sun Business in 50010 is available to less than 1% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 12 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps.

DSL
Less than 1% coverage
Mutual Telephone Company of Morning Sun

Radcliffe Telephone Company Business in 50010 is available to less than 1% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 100 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps.

Fiber
Less than 1% coverage
Radcliffe Telephone Company

Springville Co-op. Telephone Association Business in 50010 is available to less than 1% of people. The company offers Ames businesses download speeds up to 1000 Mbps, and upload speeds up to 1000 Mbps.

DSL & Fiber
Less than 1% coverage

Exede is a business satellite internet provider available in rural and under-served areas of 50010. The company offers Ames businesses for $179.99 per month.

Satellite
Excellent coverage
100%
$179.99/MO
$12.00 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 and prices range from $69.99 to $269.99 per month.

Satellite
Excellent coverage
100%
$69.99/MO
$2.80 Per Mbps
$69.99/MO
$2.80 Per Mbps
$99.99/MO
$4.00 Per Mbps
$149.99/MO
$6.00 Per Mbps
$269.99/MO
$10.80 Per Mbps

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ISP 56 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Ames, IA 50010

ISP Max Download Max Upload Broadband Type Service Type Coverage
Mediacom Mediacom Up to 150 Mbps Up to 20 Mbps Cable Residential 90.12%
CenturyLink CenturyLink Up to 100 Mbps Up to 50 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 90.38%
Colo Telephone Company Colo Telephone Company Up to 25 Mbps Up to 25 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 2.34%
ICS Advanced Technologies ICS Advanced Technologies Up to 100 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 20.14%
Ringsted Telephone Company Up to 15 Mbps Up to 15 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 Windstream Up to 100 Mbps Up to 8 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 4.08%
Ellsworth Cooperative Telephone Association Up to 15 Mbps Up to 15 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.58%
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%
Alliance Connect, LLC Up to 1.5 Mbps Up to 0.896 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 1.13%
Radcliffe Telephone Company Up to 100 Mbps Up to 50 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.10%
Huxley Communications Cooperative Up to 50 Mbps Up to 10 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.49%
Springville Co-op. Telephone Association Springville Co-op. Telephone Association Up to 1000 Mbps Up to 1000 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.06%
Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association Up to 40 Mbps Up to 5 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.10%
Mutual Telephone Company of Morning Sun Up to 12 Mbps Up to 2 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.20%
Exede Exede Up to 12 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps Satellite Residential 100.00%
HughesNet HughesNet Up to 25 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps Satellite Residential 100.00%
Rise Broadband Rise Broadband Up to 1000 Mbps Up to 1000 Mbps Fixed Wireless Residential 99.35%
ICS Advanced Technologies ICS Advanced Technologies Fixed Wireless Residential 20.14%
Ringsted Telephone Company Up to 50 Mbps Up to 15 Mbps Fixed Wireless Residential 0.77%
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. Up to 100 Mbps Up to 10 Mbps Fixed Wireless Residential 0.77%
Mutual Telephone Company of Morning Sun Fixed Wireless Residential 0.20%
Mediacom Mediacom Cable Business 90.12%
Unite Private Networks Unite Private Networks Up to 1000 Mbps Up to 1000 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 31.44%
CenturyLink CenturyLink DSL & Fiber Business 90.38%
ICS Advanced Technologies ICS Advanced Technologies DSL & Fiber Business 26.70%
Colo Telephone Company Colo Telephone Company Up to 25 Mbps Up to 25 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 2.34%
Windstream Windstream Up to 100 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 12.63%
dishNET Holding, LLC DSL & Fiber Business 19.53%
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. Up to 100 Mbps Up to 10 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 0.77%
GTT Communications, Inc. DSL & Fiber Business 5.19%
Ringsted Telephone Company Up to 50 Mbps Up to 15 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 0.77%
Alliance Connect, LLC Up to 3 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 2.12%
EarthLink EarthLink Up to 7 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 0.88%
Minerva Valley Telephone Company, Inc. DSL & Fiber Business 2.06%
Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association Up to 5 Mbps Up to 2 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 0.77%
Ellsworth Cooperative Telephone Association Up to 15 Mbps Up to 15 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 0.58%
Huxley Communications Cooperative Up to 200 Mbps Up to 200 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 0.49%
Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association Up to 40 Mbps Up to 5 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 0.10%
Mutual Telephone Company of Morning Sun DSL & Fiber Business 0.20%
Radcliffe Telephone Company DSL & Fiber Business 0.10%
Springville Co-op. Telephone Association Springville Co-op. Telephone Association DSL & Fiber Business 0.06%
ICS Advanced Technologies ICS Advanced Technologies Copper Business 26.70%
GTT Communications, Inc. Copper Business 5.19%
Alliance Connect, LLC Up to 3 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps Copper Business 2.12%
EarthLink EarthLink Up to 7 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps Copper Business 0.88%
Level 3 Communications Level 3 Communications Up to 45 Mbps Up to 45 Mbps Copper Business 0.30%
XO Communications XO Communications Up to 100 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps Copper Business 0.34%
Exede Exede Up to 15 Mbps Up to 4 Mbps Satellite Business 100.00%
HughesNet HughesNet Up to 25 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps Satellite Business 100.00%
Rise Broadband Rise Broadband Up to 1000 Mbps Up to 1000 Mbps Fixed Wireless Business 99.35%
ICS Advanced Technologies ICS Advanced Technologies Fixed Wireless Business 26.70%
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. Up to 100 Mbps Up to 10 Mbps Fixed Wireless Business 0.77%
Ringsted Telephone Company Up to 50 Mbps Up to 15 Mbps Fixed Wireless Business 0.77%
Mutual Telephone Company of Morning Sun Fixed Wireless Business 0.20%

ISP 6 Mobile Broadband Providers in Ames, IA 50010

Wireless Company 2G 3G 4G LTE Wireless Technology Coverage
AT&T Wireless AT&T Wireless GSM, HSPA+, LTE, WCDMA/UMTS/HSPA 100.00%
iWireless iWireless GSM, HSPA+ 98.91%
Sprint Sprint CDMA, EVDO/EVDO Rev A, LTE 100.00%
T-Mobile T-Mobile GSM, HSPA+, WCDMA/UMTS/HSPA 99.90%
U.S. Cellular U.S. Cellular CDMA, EVDO/EVDO Rev A, LTE 100.00%
Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless CDMA, EVDO/EVDO Rev A, LTE 100.00%

Free WiFi Free wireless internet access points in Ames, IA 50010

Free WiFi
327 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010
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620 Lincoln Way Suite C, Ames, IA 50010
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515 Douglas Ave, Ames, IA 50010
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640 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010