Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

InMyArea.com earns commissions from some of the providers we list on our site. Learn more  

Best Internet Providers in Altoona, IA

Search by Zip Code
Internet Providers Overview for Altoona, IA
Total Internet Providers 12
Download Speeds Up To 5.12 Gbps
Cheapest Monthly Plan $19.99
Fiber Coverage 16%
Fastest Provider Metronet

Top 11 Internet Service Providers in Altoona, IA

Filter by:
Sort by:

1. Quantum Fiber

24.1% Available
Download speeds up to:
940 Mbps Fiber
Prices Starting At 50.00/mo
24.1% Available

Quantum Fiber Internet Availability By Type

Fiber Download speeds up to 8000 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Quantum Fiber Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Up to 500 Mbps Internet 500 Mbps $50.00
Up to 1 GIG Internet 1000 Mbps $75.00
Up to 3 GIG Internet 3000 Mbps $100.00
Up to 8 GIG Internet 8000 Mbps $165.00
Call To Order Quantum Fiber Service 855-433-6350

2. Mediacom

91.4% Available
Download speeds up to:
1 Gbps Cable
Prices Starting At 19.99/mo *
*Plus installation, activation, modem rental, taxes & fees. Advertised price includes a $10/mo credit for autopay & paperless billing.
91.4% Available
Click here to see Mediacom's coverage map for Altoona, IA

Mediacom Internet Availability By Type

Cable Download speeds up to 2000 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Mediacom Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Internet 250 Internet 250 Mbps $19.99 *
*Plus installation, activation, modem rental, taxes & fees. Advertised price includes a $10/mo credit for autopay & paperless billing.
Internet 500 Internet 500 Mbps $44.99 *
*Plus installation, activation, modem rental, taxes & fees. Advertised price includes a $10/mo credit for autopay & paperless billing.
1 GIG Unlimited Internet 1000 Mbps $64.99 *
*Plus installation, activation, modem rental, taxes & fees. Advertised price includes a $10/mo credit for autopay & paperless billing.
Internet 250 + Variety + Phone Internet, TV (170++ channels) 250 Mbps $109.99 *
*Advertised price does not include local broadcast station surcharge ranging from $24.82 to $33.95, regional sports surcharge ranging from $4.60 to $16.57, activation, installation, modem rental, taxes & fees. Price includes a $10/mo credit for autopay & paperless billing.
Internet 500 + Variety + Phone Internet, TV (170++ channels) 500 Mbps $134.99 *
*Advertised price does not include local broadcast station surcharge ranging from $24.82 to $33.95, regional sports surcharge ranging from $4.60 to $16.57, activation, installation, modem rental, taxes & fees. Price includes a $10/mo credit for autopay & paperless billing.
1 GIG Unlimited + Variety + Phone Internet, TV (170++ channels) 1000 Mbps $154.99 *
*Advertised price does not include local broadcast station surcharge ranging from $24.82 to $33.95, regional sports surcharge ranging from $4.60 to $16.57, activation, installation, modem rental, taxes & fees. Price includes a $10/mo credit for autopay & paperless billing.
2 GIG Unlimited Internet 2000 Mbps $159.99 *
*Plus installation, activation, modem rental, taxes & fees. Advertised price includes a $10/mo credit for autopay & paperless billing.
Call To Order Mediacom Service 855-958-4458

3. Viasat

100% Available
Download speeds up to:
150 Mbps Satellite
Prices Starting At 119.99/mo
100% Available

Viasat Internet Availability By Type

Satellite Download speeds up to 150 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Viasat Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Viasat Unleashed Internet 150 Mbps $119.99
Call To Order Viasat Service 844-983-3105

4. Rise Broadband

93.1% Available
Download speeds up to:
50 Mbps Fixed Wireless
Prices Starting At 55.00/mo
93.1% Available
Click here to see Rise Broadband's coverage map for Altoona, IA

Rise Broadband Internet Availability By Type

Fixed Wireless Download speeds up to 100 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Rise Broadband Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
50 Mbps Internet + Unlimited Data Internet 50 Mbps $55.00
100 Mbps Internet + Unlimited Data Internet 100 Mbps $75.00
Call To Order Rise Broadband Service 855-958-4381

5. HughesNet

100% Available
Download speeds up to:
100 Mbps Satellite
Prices Starting At 49.99/mo
100% Available

HughesNet Internet Availability By Type

Satellite Download speeds up to 100 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

HughesNet Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Select Internet 50 Mbps $49.99
Elite Internet 100 Mbps $64.99
Fusion Internet 100 Mbps $94.99
Call To Order HughesNet Service 855-958-4319

6. CenturyLink

61.4% Available
Download speeds up to:
80 Mbps DSL
Prices Starting At 55.00/mo *
61.4% Available
Click here to see CenturyLink's coverage map for Altoona, IA

CenturyLink Internet Availability By Type

DSL Download speeds up to 100 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

CenturyLink Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
100 Mbps Internet 100 Mbps $55.00
Call To Order CenturyLink Service 844-980-3177

7. Metronet

65.5% Available
Download speeds up to:
5.12 Gbps Fiber
Prices Starting At 29.95/mo
65.5% Available
Click here to see Metronet's coverage map for Altoona, IA

Metronet Internet Availability By Type

Fiber Download speeds up to 5120 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Metronet Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
100M Internet Internet 100 Mbps $29.95
500M Internet Internet 500 Mbps $39.95
1 Gig Internet Internet 1000 Mbps $49.95
2 Gig Internet Internet 2000 Mbps $89.95
5 Gig Internet Internet 5000 Mbps $109.95
Call To Order Metronet Service 855-453-1693

8. U.S. Cellular

94.6% Available
Download speeds up to:
25 Mbps Fixed Wireless
Prices Starting At 50.00/mo *
*$60 without Auto Pay And Paperless Billing Discount
94.6% Available

U.S. Cellular Internet Availability By Type

Fixed Wireless Download speeds up to 195 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

U.S. Cellular Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Home Internet Everywhere Advanced Internet 195 Mbps $50.00 *
*$60 without Auto Pay And Paperless Billing Discount
Call To Order U.S. Cellular Service 888-944-9400

9. Mi-Fiber

12.4% Available
Download speeds up to:
1 Gbps Fiber
Prices Starting At 59.95/mo
12.4% Available

Mi-Fiber Internet Availability By Type

Fiber Download speeds up to 1000 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Mi-Fiber Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Mi-Fiber 100 Internet 100 Mbps $59.95
Mi-Fiber 200 Internet 200 Mbps $69.95
Mi-Fiber 500 Internet 500 Mbps $79.95
Mi-Fiber 1 Gig Internet 1000 Mbps $99.95
Call To Order Mi-Fiber Service 515-850-0500

10. Starlink

100% Available
Download speeds from:
50 - 220 Mbps Satellite
Prices Starting At 120.00/mo
100% Available
Click here to see Starlink's coverage map for Altoona, IA

Starlink Internet Availability By Type

Satellite Download speeds up to 220 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Starlink Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
STANDARD Internet 150 Mbps $120.00
MOBILE - REGIONAL Internet 50 Mbps $150.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Data Inland | Best for RVs, nomads, and campers.
MOBILE - GLOBAL Internet 50 Mbps $200.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Data Inland | Best for RVs, nomads, and campers
MOBILE PRIORITY - 50GB Internet 220 Mbps $250.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Global Data Inland | Best for maritime, emergency response, and mobile businesses
MOBILE PRIORITY - 5TB Internet 220 Mbps $5,000.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Global Data Inland | Best for maritime, emergency response, and mobile businesses

11. Always ON

83.9% Available
Download speeds from:
25 - 150 Mbps Fixed Wireless
83.9% Available

Always ON Internet Availability By Type

Fixed Wireless
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Compare Internet Providers in Nearby Cities:

Ankeny, Berwick, Bondurant, Carlisle, Colfax, Des Moines, Elkhart, Mitchellville, Pleasant Hill, Runnells

Average download speed in Altoona:

34 Mbps

Based on 152 speed tests

Best Internet Provider in Altoona

  1. Quantum Fiber - Most Fiber availability
  2. Mediacom - Most Cable availability
  3. Viasat - Most internet coverage in Altoona
  4. Rise Broadband - Fixed wireless up to 50 Mbps
  5. HughesNet - Another great satellite internet alternative for those who can't get Cable, Fiber, or DSL
  6. CenturyLink - Most DSL availability
  7. Metronet - Fast download speeds in Altoona
  8. U.S. Cellular - Fixed wireless up to 25 Mbps
  9. Mi-Fiber - Fiber up to 1000 Mbps
  10. Starlink - Widely available
  11. Always ON - Fixed wireless up to 150 Mbps

Fastest Internet Providers in Altoona

How Much Speed Do I Need?

25+ Mbps

  • Web Surfing & Email
  • HD Streaming
  • Supports 1-2 Devices
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

100+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD (4K) Streaming
  • Low Lag Online Gaming
  • Supports 3-5 Devices
  • Ideal for 2-6 people

1 Gig

  • Multi 4K HD Streaming
  • No Lag Online Gaming
  • Supports more than 5 Devices
  • Ideal for 6+ people

An Overview of Internet Providers in Altoona By Connection

Provider Connection Download speeds up to Availability
CenturyLink DSL 100 Mbps 61%
Mediacom Cable 2 Gbps 91%
Metronet Fiber 5.12 Gbps 66%
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100 Mbps 93%
HughesNet Satellite 100 Mbps 100%
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 100%
U.S. Cellular Fixed Wireless 195 Mbps 95%
Mi-Fiber Fiber 1 Gbps 12%
Starlink Satellite 220 Mbps 100%
Verizon 5G Internet 300 Mbps 6%
Always ON Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 84%
Quantum Fiber Fiber 8 Gbps 24%
Provider Connection Download speeds up to Availability
HughesNet Satellite 100 Mbps 100%
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 100%
Starlink Satellite 220 Mbps 100%
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 50 Mbps 93%
Metronet Fiber 5.12 Gbps 66%
CenturyLink DSL 80 Mbps 61%
Mi-Fiber Fiber 1 Gbps 12%
U.S. Cellular Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 95%
Verizon 5G Internet 300 Mbps 6%
Quantum Fiber Fiber 940 Mbps 24%

Popular Zip Codes in Altoona, IA:

Internet Availability by Connection Type in Altoona

Internet service providers in Altoona use different methods for connecting their customers to the web. Connection types matter, so choose wisely. Fiber is generally the fastest and most reliable option, followed by cable, DSL and 5G home internet.

Fiber - 93%
Cable - 63%
DSL - 63%

What is Mbps?

Mbps is the abbreviation for megabits per second, and it also appears written as Mbits/sec. Internet providers use megabits per second to measure speeds. Broadband speeds are 25 Mbps or faster. Learn more about Mbps.

Who is InMyArea.com?

InMyArea.com is a 5 star rated internet service provider comparison and home services website. Read more about InMyArea.com.

Free Wireless Internet Access in Altoona, IA

Hotspot
407 8th Street Se
Altoona, IA 50009

Looking for some local deals or unhappy with your current internet provider?

Call one of our experts waiting to help you find the right provider!