Best Internet Providers in Ames, IA

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#1. The Best Internet Provider in Ames, IA is Mediacom

Cover the basics, step up to higher speeds or empower your streaming and gaming with Xtream 1 Gig. Get what YOU need.

  • tick Mediacom has TV plans with 380+ digital channels, plus On Demand.
  • tick Download speeds up to 1000 Mbps
  • tick No Contract Plans

Mediacom provides Cable Television Phone services.

Starting at: 39.99

  • download 150 Mb/s
  • upload 20 Mb/s

CenturyLink

Lock in your Price for Life and get high-speed internet with up to 1,000 Mbps, secure Wi-Fi, no contract and no bundling.

  • tick CenturyLink's plans offer download speeds up to 1 Gbps
  • tick Internet, Television, and Phone Bundles
  • tick Price for Life Guarantee
  • tick No Contract!

CenturyLink provides Fiber DSL Fixed Wireless Television Phone services.

Starting at: 45.00

  • download 100 Mb/s
  • upload 50 Mb/s

Windstream

Experience unlimited internet on a fiber network with Kinetic by Windstream. Skip the contracts with a 30-day guarantee!

  • tick See the power of Windstream fiber when you choose a plan with download speeds up to 1 Gbps
  • tick Internet, Television, and Phone Bundles
  • tick Price for Life Guarantee Available

Windstream provides Fiber Cable DSL Copper Phone services.

Starting at: 44.99

  • download 100 Mb/s
  • upload 8 Mb/s

Viasat

Secure, high-speed satellite internet with unlimited data and speeds up to 100 Mbps is perfect for rural locations.

  • tick Stream videos while conserving data with Viasat's Video Data Extender
  • tick Get high-speed broadband internet at just about any location in the United States
  • tick Affordable plans that meet your family's budget.
  • tick Viasat offers blazing fast satellite internet speeds with no data caps.

Viasat provides Satellite Phone services.

Starting at: 50.00

  • download 30 Mb/s
  • upload 3 Mb/s

HughesNet

No Data Limit — If you reach your data cap, satellite internet speeds are reduced, but you can always get online.

  • tick Enjoy faster internet, more data and built-in Wi-Fi, when you choose a HughesNet Get 5 plan
  • tick Ranked #1 by the FCC in delivering advertised speeds.
  • tick Unlimited Data-When you reach your data threshold, you will experience a reduction in speed, but you will always stay online
  • tick 2-year Price Lock Guarantee

HughesNet provides Satellite Phone services.

Starting at: 49.99

  • download 25 Mb/s
  • upload 3 Mb/s

Omni Range

Fast, affordable broadband for users that require fast download speeds and uptime reliability.

  • tick Unlimited 3G and 4G LTE
  • tick Wireless Machine-to-Machine
  • tick Internet of Things
  • tick WiFi Café 802.11ac

Omni Range provides Fiber Cable DSL Copper Fixed Wireless services.

Starting at: 99.00

  • download 20 Mb/s
  • upload 11 Mb/s

Television Provider in Ames, IA

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has more HD channels, 4K HD live sports and is rated #1in customer satisfaction over cable for 18 years running.

  • tick Get HBO, Showtime, Starz and Cinemax FREE during the first 3 months
  • tick Watch the MOST SPORTS, including NFL Sunday Ticket
  • tick ALL LOCAL channels are included
  • tick Service includes FREE professional installation in up to 4 rooms
  • tick Add a FREE Genie HD-DVR to your package

DIRECTV provides Television services.

Starting at: 35.00

Dish Network

Ranked #1 in customer satisfaction by JD Power, Dish satellite TV is available anywhere with 24/7 customer support.

  • tick 15+ Premium channels FREE during first 3 months
  • tick Stream anywhere with access to ALL your live and recorded TV
  • tick Smart DVR and FREE voice remote are included
  • tick Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant INTEGRATE with Dish

Dish Network provides Television services.

Starting at: 59.99

Enjoy the Best Price for the Fastest Internet Service in Ames, IA

Whether you’re into streaming video, online gaming, video chatting, watching sports or just checking email and keeping up with your social media accounts, your internet service in Ames, Iowa, should meet your needs. If slow internet with excessive buffering is getting in your way, it’s time to look for a new internet service provider.

American TV can help you find the best ISP in Ames to meet your home’s high-speed internet needs. Internet providers may include Springville Cooperative Telephone Association, Algona Municipal Utilities, Mediacom, Windstream, Radcliffe Telephone Company, ICS Advanced Technologies, CenturyLink, EarthLink, Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association, Viasat, Colo Telephone Company, HughesNet, Olin Telephone Company, Omni Range, Rise Broadband, Ringsted Telephone Company, GoldField Access Network, Louisa Communications, Minerva Valley Telephone Company, Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc., Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association, Aureon and Level 3 Communications. Look at your top internet options on our website and call us at 1-855-690-9884. We can help you sort out your options and find the best internet provider for you.

Before we even begin looking for a new internet provider, we will test the internet download and upload speeds at your Ames home to see if your present internet provider is delivering what you pay for. Your speed test will also provide readings on network latency and jitter to see if you can use your internet for gaming, such as multi-player action games with racing or shooting. We’ll also look at your address to pinpoint all the ISPs that can provide service. Your broadband internet options may include DSL, Fiber, Cable, Phone, Television, Copper, Fixed wireless and Satellite.

Bundle Internet, TV and Phone to Get the Best Price for Internet Service in Ames, IA

You can save on internet service in Ames by bundling your internet service with TV and phone. When you call us about internet, ask about your options for cable TV and satellite TV. While we’re talking, you’ll want to learn about telephone service options and determine if you want a traditional landline or VoIP phone service. Almost all ISPs offer internet, digital TV and phone bundles with savings built in. As a rule, the bundled services are billed together, so you pay one monthly bill—even set it for autopay.

As cord cutting becomes more popular, you may be tempted to skip a cable or satellite TV subscription. American TV has great high-speed internet options in Ames that can support streaming video; however, you may find yourself subscribing to several streaming services, such as Sling TV, Hulu and Netflix, to have the programming you want. American TV will help you do a cost comparison of TV streaming services vs. cable TV or satellite TV, such as DIRECTV or Dish, when you call 1-855-690-9884.

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Compare Internet Providers in Ames, IA by Fastest Internet Speed

Provider Max Download Max Upload Broadband Type Streaming Score
1. Springville Cooperative Telephone Association Springville Cooperative Telephone Association 1,024.00 Mbps 1.00 Gbps Fiber and DSL D
2. Algona Municipal Utilities Algona Municipal Utilities 500.00 Mbps 500.00 Mbps Fiber and Cable D
3. Mediacom Mediacom 150.00 Mbps 20.00 Mbps Cable , Television and Phone A
4. Windstream Windstream 100.00 Mbps 8.00 Mbps Fiber , Cable , DSL , Copper and Phone C
5. Radcliffe Telephone Company Radcliffe Telephone Company 100.00 Mbps 50.00 Mbps Fiber D
6. ICS Advanced Technologies ICS Advanced Technologies 100.00 Mbps 100.00 Mbps Fiber , DSL , Copper and Fixed Wireless C
7. CenturyLink CenturyLink 100.00 Mbps 50.00 Mbps Fiber , DSL , Fixed Wireless , Television and Phone A
8. EarthLink EarthLink 75.00 Mbps 3.00 Mbps Fiber and DSL B
9. Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association 40.00 Mbps 5.00 Mbps Fiber D
10. Viasat Viasat 30.00 Mbps 3.00 Mbps Satellite and Phone B
11. Colo Telephone Company Colo Telephone Company 25.00 Mbps 25.00 Mbps Fiber D
12. HughesNet HughesNet 25.00 Mbps 3.00 Mbps Satellite and Phone C
13. Olin Telephone Company Olin Telephone Company 23.00 Mbps 1.00 Mbps Fiber , DSL and Fixed Wireless D
14. Omni Range Omni Range 20.00 Mbps 11.00 Mbps Fiber , Cable , DSL , Copper and Fixed Wireless D
15. Rise Broadband Rise Broadband 15.00 Mbps 3.00 Mbps Fixed Wireless C
16. Ringsted Telephone Company Ringsted Telephone Company 15.00 Mbps 15.00 Mbps Fiber , DSL and Fixed Wireless D
17. GoldField Access Network GoldField Access Network 12.00 Mbps 12.00 Mbps DSL D
18. Louisa Communications Louisa Communications 12.00 Mbps 2.00 Mbps DSL and Fixed Wireless D
19. Minerva Valley Telephone Company Minerva Valley Telephone Company 10.00 Mbps 10.00 Mbps DSL D
20. Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. 8.00 Mbps 3.00 Mbps DSL and Fixed Wireless D
21. Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association 5.00 Mbps 2.00 Mbps Fiber and DSL D
22. Aureon Aureon 1.50 Mbps ~ Fiber , DSL and Copper D
23. Level 3 Communications Level 3 Communications ~ ~ Fiber , DSL and Copper D
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Compare Internet Providers in Ames, IA by Coverage Area

Provider Broadband Type Coverage Streaming Score
1. HughesNet HughesNet Satellite and Phone 99.38% C
2. Rise Broadband Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 98.87% C
3. Viasat Viasat Satellite and Phone 96.28% B
4. CenturyLink CenturyLink Fiber , DSL , Fixed Wireless , Television and Phone 86.22% A
5. Mediacom Mediacom Cable , Television and Phone 77.37% A
6. EarthLink EarthLink Fiber and DSL 45% B
7. ICS Advanced Technologies ICS Advanced Technologies Fiber , DSL , Copper and Fixed Wireless 29.19% C
8. Windstream Windstream Fiber , Cable , DSL , Copper and Phone 10.28% C
9. Minerva Valley Telephone Company Minerva Valley Telephone Company DSL 3.05% D
10. Aureon Aureon Fiber , DSL and Copper 2.31% D
11. Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. DSL and Fixed Wireless 2.14% D
12. Ringsted Telephone Company Ringsted Telephone Company Fiber , DSL and Fixed Wireless 1.82% D
13. Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association Fiber and DSL 1.82% D
14. Radcliffe Telephone Company Radcliffe Telephone Company Fiber 1.04% D
15. GoldField Access Network GoldField Access Network DSL 0.16% D
16. Springville Cooperative Telephone Association Springville Cooperative Telephone Association Fiber and DSL 0.07% D
17. Colo Telephone Company Colo Telephone Company Fiber 0.06% D
18. Olin Telephone Company Olin Telephone Company Fiber , DSL and Fixed Wireless 0.06% D
19. Algona Municipal Utilities Algona Municipal Utilities Fiber and Cable 0.05% D
20. Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association Fiber 0.03% D
21. Louisa Communications Louisa Communications DSL and Fixed Wireless ~ D
22. Omni Range Omni Range Fiber , Cable , DSL , Copper and Fixed Wireless ~ D
23. Level 3 Communications Level 3 Communications Fiber , DSL and Copper ~ D
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Free wireless internet access points in Ames, IA

Ames Public Library
515 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 239-5656
Ames-Lincoln Way & Washington
327 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 232-1242
Target Ames T-1170
320 S Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 663-9500
Lincoln Way And Lynn Ave - Ames
2302 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50014
(515) 236-0035
Hy Vee Foods-Ames #1
3800 W Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50014
(515) 292-5543
Hy Vee Foods-Ames #2
640 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 232-1961

Ames, IA - Internet Service Availability

Ames, IA has a total of 23 internet providers including 15 Fiber providers 4 Cable providers 2 Satellite providers . Ames, IA has an average download speed of 116 Mbps and a maximum download speed of 2048 Mbps.