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Ames Internet Providers

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Ames has 20 residential broadband providers. Mediacom and CenturyLink have the best combination of speed and availability for people in Ames. There are 24 business and enterprise providers. Rise Broadband and Unite Private Networks are the two main providers for nearby businesses in 50010.

Residential internet providers: Residential internet deals: Cheapest monthly plan: Fastest broadband speed:
20 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 $99.98 per month.

Cable
Excellent coverage
90%
$49.99/MO
$0.83 Per Mbps
$79.98/MO
$1.33 Per Mbps
$99.98/MO
$1.00 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
$0.87 Per Mbps
$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

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 $57.99 to $67.99 per month.

DSL
Very Low coverage
4%
$57.99/MO
$19.33 Per Mbps
$67.99/MO
$5.67 Per Mbps

Springville Co-op. Telephone Association in 50010 is available to an estimated 0% 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

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

Satellite Internet service is available in all areas of Ames with line of sight. Satellite Internet download speeds up to 25 Mbps and prices range from $39.99 to $129.99 per month with data caps.

Satellite
Excellent coverage
100%
$49.99/MO
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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 deals start at $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

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

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 25 Mbps, upload speeds up to 3 Mbps, and prices vary 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

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 three satellite providers offer service to areas of Ames. The fastest reported residential speed available in Ames is 1000 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 90.38%
Colo Telephone Company Up to 25 Mbps Up to 25 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 2.34%
ICS Advanced Technologies Up to 100 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 26.70%
Minerva Valley Telephone Company, Inc. Up to 10 Mbps Up to 10 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 2.06%
Ringsted Telephone Company Up to 15 Mbps Up to 15 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.77%
Windstream Up to 100 Mbps Up to 8 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 4.08%
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. Up to 8 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.77%
Ellsworth Cooperative Telephone Association Up to 15 Mbps Up to 15 Mbps DSL & Fiber Residential 0.58%
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 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 Up to 25 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps Satellite Residential 100.00%
HughesNet Up to 25 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps Satellite Residential 100.00%
Satellite Internet Up to 25 Mbps Satellite Residential 100.00%
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless Residential 99.35%
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%
Mutual Telephone Company of Morning Sun Fixed Wireless Residential 0.20%
Mediacom Cable Business 90.12%
Unite Private Networks Up to 1000 Mbps Up to 1000 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 31.44%
CenturyLink DSL & Fiber Business 90.38%
Colo Telephone Company Up to 25 Mbps Up to 25 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 2.34%
Windstream Up to 100 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps DSL & Fiber Business 12.63%
ICS Advanced Technologies DSL & Fiber Business 26.70%
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 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 DSL & Fiber Business 0.06%
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 Up to 7 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps Copper Business 0.88%
Level 3 Communications Up to 45 Mbps Up to 45 Mbps Copper Business 0.30%
XO Communications Up to 100 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps Copper Business 0.34%
Exede Up to 15 Mbps Up to 4 Mbps Satellite Business 100.00%
HughesNet Up to 25 Mbps Up to 3 Mbps Satellite Business 100.00%
Rise Broadband Up to 1000 Mbps Up to 1000 Mbps Fixed Wireless Business 99.35%
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 GSM, HSPA+, LTE, WCDMA/UMTS/HSPA 100.00%
iWireless GSM, HSPA+ 98.91%
Sprint CDMA, EVDO/EVDO Rev A, LTE 100.00%
T-Mobile GSM, HSPA+, WCDMA/UMTS/HSPA 99.90%
U.S. Cellular CDMA, EVDO/EVDO Rev A, LTE 100.00%
Verizon Wireless CDMA, EVDO/EVDO Rev A, LTE 100.00%

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

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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

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