Iowa

Internet Service Providers

Compare Local Plans (IA)

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ISPLowest PriceTop Speeds
ATT10 mbps for $50/mo100 mbps for $60/mo
ATT Fiber100 mbps for $60/mo1000 mbps for $100/mo
CenturyLink10 mbps for $55/mo100 mbps for $65/mo
Frontier50 mbps for $30/mo500 mbps for $130/mo
Spectrum100 mbps for $45/mo940 mbps for $105/mo
Mediacom60 mbps for $40/mo1000 mbps for $140/mo
Windstream25 Mbps for $26/mo1 Gig for $55/mo

Satellite

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ISPLowest PriceTop Speeds
Viasat12 Mbps for $5030 Mbps fo $100
HughesNet25 Mbps for $26/mo1000 Mbps for $55/mo

ATT 844-383-4450

Basic Internet Plans

down (mbps)up (mbps)cost
768.384$50
1.51$50
51$50
  • Basic plans are $50 per month
  • $99 install fee
  • 1TB data allowance

These plans are good for email, web surfing, social networking, and small file downloads.

Internet Only Plans

down (mbps)up (mbps)cost
101$60
181.5$60
255$60
5010$60
10020$60
  • Plans are $60 per month
  • $99 install fee
  • 1TB data allowance

These plans are better for multiple device usage, streaming video, online gaming, large files, etc

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AT&T Fiber 833-270-5669

down (mbps)up (mbps)cost
10080/100$60
300150/300$80
1000500/940$100

Max speed per plan is based on your location.


CenturyLink 855-917-9633

Internet Packages

down (mbps)up (mbps)cost (mbps)
940940$65
100100$65
8080$55
4040$55
1010$55
  • CenturyLink plans are no contract
  • Prices are for lifetime of agreement
  • Purchase or lease a CenturyLink modem, or use your own

Corporate store located in Ames, Boone, Council Bluffs, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Des Moines, Marshalltown, Mason City, Sioux City, Waterloo.

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Frontier 855-917-9662

Fios

down (mbps)up (mbps)cost (mbps)
5050$30
200200$40
300300$100
500500$150
  • Fiber network
  • 2 yr plans
  • Price does not include equipment and a few other minor fees

Fios High Speed Internet

down (mbps)up (mbps)cost (mbps)
66$28
2525$35
115115$45
  • High speed internet (private line connection) as opposed to cable
  • Cable speeds may vary throughout the day since the signal is sent from a nearby cable box that might be shared with your neighbors.

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Spectrum 1-833-826-1164

Spectrum Internet

down (mbps)up (mbps)cost (mbps)
100 (no data caps)$45
400(Internet Ultra upgrade)$70
940(Internet Gig upgrade)$105

  • *Internet is only $45/month if you are a new customer, and the promotion ends after a year. After that, Internet from Charter Spectrum is $70/month.
  • Cable connection.
  • Free modem
  • Contract free plan


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Mediacom (877)-203-0630

Mediacom Internet

down (mbps)up (mbps)cost (mbps)
605$40
10010$80
20020$100
50030$120
100050$140

  • Cable connection
  • No contract length
  • WiFi 360 extenders provide greater coverage throughout home

Corporate store located in Cedar Rapids.

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Windstream 855-908-9127

High Speed Internet

down (mbps)up (mbps)cost (mbps)
25DSL$26
50fiber$36
300fiber$46
1000fiber$55

  • No contract required for internet only plans.
  • Modem and installation fees apply.

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Viasat Satelitte (855) 242-8953

Metered broadband

down (GB)up (GB)cost (GB)
14$50
104$80
204$100
504$150
2004$400

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HughesNet 833-270-5638

Gen5 Service Plans

down (GB)up (GB)cost (GB)
253$50 (10 G data)
253$60 (20 G data)
253$90 (30 G data)
253$120 (50 G data)

  • 2 year commitment
  • lease or purchase equipment
  • includes wi-fi.

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Broadband Developments in Iowa In 2018, the state of Iowa created special broadband grants to facilitate the expansion of cable and fiber infrastructure. The goal is to provide internet access to all cities and towns by encouraging service providers to meet the needs of underserved areas. Funds can be used to pay up to 15% of project costs where applicable. The state wants to improve connectivity for homes, schools, businesses etc