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There are 27 home TV and internet providers and 35 business providers across all of Iowa. 87.4% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is above average (#19 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in Iowa is less likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

Iowa Internet Service Providers

Internet Provider State Coverage Link
Mediacom 67.1% Visit site
CenturyLink 62.5% Visit site
Rise Broadband 57.1% Visit site
Windstream 16.3% Visit site
US Cellular 11.3% Visit site
LTD Broadband 6.1% Visit site
FiberComm L.C. 5.4% Visit site
Breeze Internet 4.3% N/A
Natel 3.9% Visit site
USA Communications Iowa 3.7% Visit site

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Internet Provider State Coverage Link
ImOn Communications 3.2% Visit site
Comelec Internet Services 3% Visit site
Cox Communications 2.9% Visit site
Cable One 2.8% Visit site
Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association 2.8% Visit site
Frontier Communications 2.7% Visit site
The Municipal Communications Utility of the City of Cedar Falls 2.2% Visit site
South Slope Cooperative Communications 2.2% Visit site
SpeedConnect 1.9% Visit site
King Street Wireless 1.7% Visit site
ICS Advanced Technologies 1.6% Visit site
Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative 1.6% Visit site
Premier Communications 1.5% Visit site
Sharon Telephone Company 1.4% Visit site
LISCO 1.3% Visit site
Western Iowa Networks 1.3% Visit site
FBD – CSTech IA 1.3% N/A
Heart of Iowa Communications Cooperative 1.2% Visit site
Martelle Cooperative Telephone Association 1.2% Visit site
Router12 Networks 1.1% Visit site
Mahaska Communication 1.1% Visit site
Danville Mutual Telephone Company 1% Visit site
Cloudburst 9 1% Visit site
CS Tech DBQ – FBD 1% Visit site
PST Digital 1% Visit site
Louisa Communications 0.9% Visit site
Muscatine Power & Water 0.9% Visit site
Consolidated Communications 0.9% Visit site
The Community Agency (TCA) 0.9% Visit site
Evertek 0.9% Visit site
Rockwell Cooperative Telephone Association 0.9% Visit site
Northwest Communications 0.8% Visit site
Minburn Telephone Company 0.8% Visit site
Wellman Cooperative Telephone Association 0.8% Visit site
Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association 0.7% Visit site
Spencer Municipal Utilities 0.7% Visit site
Marne Elk Horn 0.7% Visit site
Omnitel 0.7% Visit site
AcenTek 0.7% Visit site
Back 40 Wireless 0.7% Visit site
Goldfield Access Network 0.7% Visit site
Farmers Telephone Company (Heartland) 0.7% Visit site
Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association 0.6% Visit site
Bernard Communications 0.6% Visit site
Algona Municipal Utilities 0.6% Visit site
NEIT Services 0.6% Visit site
FTC 0.5% Visit site
Liberty Communications 0.5% Visit site
Aureon Communications 0.5% Visit site
GRM Networks Inc 0.5% Visit site
Cumberland Telephone Company 0.4% Visit site
IGL TeleConnect 0.4% Visit site
Hospers Telephone Exchange 0.4% Visit site
Cooperative Telephone Company 0.4% Visit site
Acira 0.4% Visit site
Future Technologies 0.4% Visit site
Partner Communications Cooperative 0.4% Visit site
Alpine Communications LC 0.4% Visit site
Vast Broadband 0.4% Visit site
Citizens Mutual 0.4% Visit site
Westel 0.4% Visit site
Star Communications 0.4% Visit site
River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative 0.4% Visit site
Butler-Bremer Communications 0.4% Visit site
Coon Valley Cooperative Telephone Association 0.3% Visit site
Clear Lake Independent Telephone Company 0.3% Visit site
Mechanicsville Telephone Company 0.3% Visit site
Palo Cooperative Telephone Association 0.3% Visit site
Western Iowa Telephone Association 0.3% Visit site
Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association 0.3% Visit site
MVTV Wireless 0.3% Visit site
Waverly Utilities 0.3% Visit site
Unggoy Broadband 0.3% Visit site
Huxley Communications Cooperative 0.3% Visit site
Northwest Iowa Telephone Co Inc 0.3% Visit site
Panora Telco 0.3% Visit site
Long Lines 0.3% Visit site
WTC Communications 0.3% Visit site
CML Telephone Cooperative Association 0.3% Visit site
Northeast Iowa Telephone Company 0.3% Visit site
Farmers Telephone Company 0.3% Visit site
Olin Telephone Company 0.3% Visit site
Miles Cooperative Telephone Association 0.3% N/A
Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association 0.3% Visit site
Modern Cooperative Telephone Company 0.3% Visit site
F&B Communications Inc 0.2% Visit site
Communications 1 Network 0.2% Visit site
Harlan Municipal Utilities 0.2% Visit site
Hawkeye Telephone Company 0.2% Visit site
Independence Telecommunications Utility 0.2% Visit site
Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co 0.2% Visit site
Town of Bellevue 0.2% Visit site
Schaller Telephone Company 0.2% Visit site
Mediapolis Telephone company 0.2% Visit site
Monarc Technologies 0.2% Visit site
Northern Iowa Telephone Company 0.2% N/A
Tyson Communications 0.2% Visit site
Comm Choice Of Iowa 0.2% Visit site
Spectrum 0.2% Visit site
Brooklyn Mutual Telecommunications Cooperative 0.2% Visit site
Guthrie Telecommunications Network 0.2% Visit site
Geneseo Communications 0.2% Visit site
Osage Municipal Utilities 0.2% Visit site
Community Digital Wireless 0.2% Visit site
Jefferson Telecom 0.2% Visit site
Orange City Communications 0.2% Visit site
East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative 0.2% Visit site
Van Horne Cooperative Telephone Company 0.2% Visit site
SCC Networks Inc 0.2% N/A
Alliance Communications 0.2% Visit site
Atkins Telephone Company 0.2% Visit site
Van Buren Telephone Company 0.2% Visit site
Keystone Communications 0.2% Visit site
STT Rural Net 0.2% Visit site
Minerva Valley Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Readlyn Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Dunkerton Telephone Cooperative 0.1% Visit site
LPC Connect 0.1% Visit site
Maquoketa Valley Rural Electric Cooperative 0.1% Visit site
Preston Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Griswold Communications 0.1% Visit site
Community Internet Service 0.1% Visit site
Stratford Mutual Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Cascade Communications Company 0.1% Visit site
Lost Nation-Elwood Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Milford Communications 0.1% Visit site
Springville Cooperative Telephone Association 0.1% Visit site
Ogden Telephone 0.1% Visit site
Dumont Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Prairieburg Telephone Co 0.1% N/A
La Motte Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Corn Belt Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Night Owl Wireless 0.1% Visit site
Cooperative Telephone Exchange 0.1% Visit site
Egyptian Internet Services 0.1% Visit site
Northwest Telephone Coop 0.1% Visit site
Ellsworth Cooperative Telephone Association 0.1% Visit site
Mabel CO-OP Telephone 0.1% Visit site
RuralWaves 0.1% Visit site
Midwest Data Center 0.1% Visit site
Barnes City Cooperative Telephone Company 0.1% N/A
Colo Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Clarence Telephone 0.1% Visit site
City of Hawarden 0.1% Visit site
Northland Communications 0.1% Visit site
Independent Networks 0.1% Visit site
Ringsted Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Howards HighSpeed Inc 0.1% Visit site
Grundy Center Municipal Light & Power 0.1% Visit site
Reasnor Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Altatec 0.1% Visit site
Lynnville Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Superior Telephone Cooperative 0.1% N/A
Lenox Municipal Utilities 0.1% Visit site
Killduff Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Casey Mutual Telephone Company 0.1% N/A
Massena Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Central Iowa Broadband 0.1% Visit site
Titonka-Burt Communications 0.1% Visit site
Reinbeck Telecommunications Utility 0.1% Visit site
Nuvera 0.1% Visit site
Sac County Mutual Telephone 0.1% Visit site
Searsboro Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
IAMO Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Terril Telephone Cooperative <.1% Visit site
MMCTSU <.1% Visit site
Coon Rapids Municpal Utitlies <.1% Visit site
Lone Rock Cooperative Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Spiral Communications <.1% Visit site
Hubbard Cooperative Telephone Associaiton <.1% Visit site
Mapleton Communications Management Agency <.1% Visit site
Laurens Municipal Utilties <.1% Visit site
Center Junction Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Jordan Solier Valley Telephone Company <.1% N/A
Radcliffe Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
FMTC-SWT <.1% N/A
Wyoming Mutual Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
AT&T <.1% Visit site
Templeton Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Fenton Coop Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Ayrshire Farmers Mutual Tele <.1% Visit site
Scranton Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Palmer Mutual Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Royal Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
VS Enterprises <.1% N/A
Harmony Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Oran Mutual Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Allamakee-Clayton Electric Cooperative <.1% Visit site
SandPrairie <.1% Visit site
jcwifi.com <.1% Visit site
Traer Municipal Utilities <.1% Visit site
BEVCOMM <.1% Visit site
Mutal Telecommunications <.1% Visit site
Spring Grove Communications <.1% Visit site
Peninsula Fiber Network <.1% Visit site
IowaConnect <.1% Visit site
All Points Broadband <.1% Visit site
ZochNet <.1% Visit site
Birch Communications <.1% Visit site
CountryWireless <.1% Visit site
America Internet & Communications <.1% Visit site
LHTC Broadband <.1% Visit site
Interstate Cablevision <.1% Visit site
Synkro Southwest <.1% Visit site
e-vergent <.1% Visit site
Dunnell Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
SignalInc <.1% Visit site

10.4% of Iowans have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 5.3% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places Iowa as the 19th least connected state.

Internet Provider Types

94.7% of Iowa homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type % of Iowa
Fiber 25.0%
Cable 76.6%
DSL 84.9%
Fixed Wireless 76.8%

Iowa Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For Iowa the average is 21.1 Mbps. This measure puts Iowa #12 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed % of Iowa
.1 to 5 Mbps 2.0%
6 to 10 Mbps 2.4%
11 to 20 Mbps 4.8%
21 to 30 Mbps 2.4%
31 to 75 Mbps 3.5%
76 to 100 Mbps 4.1%
101 to 250 Mbps 5.3%
251 to 500 Mbps 1.7%
501 to 999 Mbps 0.0%
1 Gbps or more 71.9%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all Iowans. Real-world average speeds in Iowa are about 21.1 Mbps, meaning Iowa ranks #42 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in Iowa. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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