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Internet providers in Des Moines, IA

Find the fastest and cheapest internet service in Des Moines. We help you compare price, availability, speed and plans all in one place. 

Residential internet providers in Des Moines by availability

There are three major internet providers serving Des Moines. They are Mediacom, HughesNet and CenturyLink.

Mediacom’s cable internet connection is available to almost the entire city, providing a download speed of up to 1,000 Mbps. CenturyLink’s fiber connection has a maximum download speed of 940 Mbps and is available to a large portion of Des Moines.

HughesNet’s satellite connection covers most of Des Moines and offers broadband speeds up to 25 Mbps. The technology offers more location flexibility making it a great option for rural locations just outside Des Moines city limits.

There are also other internet providers in Des Moines, including Viasat, Rise Broadband, Nexgen and more.

Find an internet provider in Des Moines that’s right for you by comparing their packages available for your address all in one place.

Compare the largest internet providers in Des Moines, IA

Need to find an internet provider in Des Moines? We compared the availability, pricing and packages of the top three internet services with the highest availability:

Mediacom’s internet service covers almost the entire Des Moines area. The cable connection is fast and reliable with a maximum download speed of up to 500 Mbps.

Why customers in Des Moines love it:

  • Fast connection handles streaming, surfing, gaming and downloading for multiple users
  • Lower starting prices available when bundled with TV service
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CenturyLink’s fiber-optic internet service offers a download speed of up to 1,000 Mbps, which can handle simultaneous gaming, downloading, streaming and other online activities.

Why customers in Des Moines love it:

  • No contract and no cancellation fees
  • In-home Wi-Fi connects all your devices from anywhere in your home

HughesNet offers satellite internet connection that can reach a download speed of up to 25 Mbps to support HD streaming for two to four users.

Why customers in Des Moines love it:

  • No hard data limits
  • Built-in Wi-Fi service connects wireless devices at no additional fee

The fastest internet in Des Moines, IA

The FCC reports internet speeds of 100 Mbps or higher is available to nearly 97% of Des Moines residents. Download speed of up to 1,000 Mbps are available to 20% of residents — higher than the national average of 13% of the U.S. 

Fastest max advertised download speeds in Des Moines:

  • Mediacom — Up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink — Up to 940 Mbps

Mediacom’s cable connection is available throughout the entire city and CenturyLink’s fiber-optic internet also covers most of the area. The availability and speed of an internet service depends on your exact location. Call or use our search feature to find the fastest internet service for your address.