Internet providers in Iowa

Find the best provider in Iowa for your home!

Find Iowa internet providers by city

Looking for internet in the Hawkeye State? Despite its largely rural terrain, replete with plenty of farms and rolling hills, access to fast internet is still a reality in Iowa. If you’re looking for new service, there are multiple Iowa internet providers to choose from. In fact, Iowa’s three million residents have access to both national and local providers. Click on any of the cities below to see which high-speed internet providers are available in your area.

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Summary of Iowa internet providers

Use the chart below for a quick look at some Iowa internet providers, to learn about starting prices for their plans, their range of download speeds, type of technology and coverage. Call to get specific information about plans in your area.

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Iowa internet at a glance

Iowans have access to cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet. Available providers include Cox, CenturyLink and HughesNet — the latter of which provides satellite internet and has the largest network in the state. Larger internet providers also offer bundles for phone and television. 

Most widely-available providers in Iowa

  • T-Mobile: 80% coverage. T-Mobile has one 5G home internet plan with no price hikes or hidden fees.
  • Mediacom: 61% coverage. Mediacom has one of the cheapest internet plans overall.
  • CenturyLink: 51% coverage. CenturyLink has no contracts or termination fees.

Fastest internet in Iowa

Iowa high-speed internet performance often varies by provider. Here are some of the fastest speeds in the state. 

  • CenturyLink: DSL and fiber network with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Windstream: Cable, DSL, and fiber network with speeds up to 2,000 Mbps
  • Mediacom: Cable network with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps

Cheapest internet in Iowa

Looking for Iowa internet in your budget? There are two Iowa internet service providers with service for $50/mo. and lower for speeds up to and over 100 Mbps. 

  • Mediacom: $19.99/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps
  • T-Mobile: $50/mo. for up to 182 Mbps

Quality of internet access in Iowa

The entire state of Iowa has access to the minimum broadband speeds, with one-third of the state able to access gigabit speeds:

  • Residents with broadband access (speeds at or over 25/3 Mbps): 100%
  • Residents with access to gigabit speeds (at or over 1000/100 Mbps): 33%
  • Average download speed in Iowa: 79 Mbps