Finding the Best
Internet Rates in Iowa

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Here’s what you need to know about Internet Providers in Iowa

Being the 33rdmost connected state in the U.S, the Hawkeye State has an average download speed of 10Mbps.

The most prevalent types of internet connection are DSL, Cable and Satellite.

Iowa Internet Coverage by Type

90% get DSL

84% get Satellite

80% get Cable

30% get Fiber

With a total of 175 Internet providers available, 96% of Iowa residents have access to the Internet. The top Internet providers are:

• ViaSat
• AT&T
• CenturyLink
• Spectrum
It's a three-way tie for the city with the fastest Internet connection in Iowa:

Mason City with an
average speed of 23Mbps

North Liberty with an
average speed of 23Mbps

Charles City with an
average speed of 23 Mbps

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Who are the best Internet providers in Iowa?

Many Iowans have access to Cable, DSL, Fiber and Satellite connections from several high-ranking providers. With varying options, price-points and speeds available, Iowa residents have a huge selection to choose from.

List of Homelinkd’s Internet Providersin Iowa

Provider
Connection
Max Mbps Download Speed

CenturyLink

DSL and Fiber

1Gbps

AT&T

Fiber and Broadband

50Mbps

EarthLink

Fiber and DSL

75Mbps

ViaSat

Satellite

100Mbps

Spectrum

Cable

1000Mbps

HughesNet

Satellite

25Mbps

Who is the best Internet Provider in Iowa?

According to our sources, and customer reviews, CenturyLink ranks the highest with its Fiber and DSL options, while ViaSat and HughesNet offer the best Satellite connection.

Though not available everywhere, AT&T offers impressive plans through a Fiber connection.

CenturyLink:
• Rated highly for gaming, streaming and availability
• Plan prices begin from $50 per month
• Currently has 4 plans available

HughesNet:
• Plan prices range from $45 to $140 per month
• Currently has 4 plans available
• Wide availability in rural areas

AT&T:
• Prices begin from $50 per month and up go up to $100 per month
• Currently has 3 plans available in Iowa
• Widely available across the state

Does Iowa have good Internet?

With a large number of Internet providers in the state, Iowa is well connected. Only 4% of Iowans do not have access to steady, reliable Internet.

The majority of Iowa residents have access to Cable and DSL connections. While Fiber is still limited in its availability, it is still a popular option for approximately 14% of residents.

Pros and Cons of the Internet in Iowa

Pros
  • Faster than average internet speeds in Iowa

  • One of the most connected states

  • Internet speed of 1Gbps is available in certain cities

  • Certain providers offer plans which are ideal for gaming and streaming

Cons
  • Residents can experience connectivity issues during peak times

  • Insufficient Fiber providers

  • Some providers and plans are expensive

  • Some areas have no wired internet access available

What you should know about Internet in Iowa?

1

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2

Around 75 million years ago, Utah was a part of a huge land mass called Laramidia. This land mass was inhabited by many dinosaurs –making Utah one of the best places to discover dinosaur fossils.

3

The Great Salt Lake in Utah is the largest lake west of the Mississippi River.

4

The state is widely known for its skiing activities near Salt Lake City and for hosting the Sundance Film Festival annually.

5

Utah was almost named as the "State of Deseret", but the government later found that name.

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