Internet Service in Des Moines, Iowa

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Residential Internet

Des Moines is one of the more competitive cities when it comes to broadband coverage in the US. NexGen Communications, Mediacom Cable, and CenturyLink all offer wired internet service to large areas of the city. These providers use a variety of wired technologies including fiber, cable, and DSL. dishNET also covers parts of Des Moines with its DSL service. Additionally, Rise Broadband provides fixed wireless service to residents in Des Moines and covers most of the city. To get more detailed availability, make sure to enter your zip code above.

Wired Providers

Customer Rating Availability Fastest speed Lowest pricingPricing

100.0%

10 mbps

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After looking over their website, we did not find any details about NexGen's plans and pricing for fiber service.

To get pricing you'll either need to call them or submit your details on their website.

If you're able to find publicly available broadband plan pricing, please click the "Plans Need Updating" button below and send us the details.

NexGen Communications

AVAILABILITY 100%

100.0%%

CUSTOMER RATING

0%63.2% Customer Rating

We don't have enough user ratings for NexGen Communications yet.


98.0%

150 mbps

$34.95

$34.95/mo for 15 mbps

  • 15 mbps ↓ and 5.0 mbps
  • 1-year promo rate. Regular rate is $49.95.
  • Contract Term: 2 years
  • Setup: $49.99 (Includes installation.)
  • Modem: $7.5/mo
(855) 370-0309 View Details

Mediacom Cable

AVAILABILITY 98%

98.0%%

CUSTOMER RATING

42%63.2% Customer Rating

42.5% recommendation rating according to 4,517 Mediacom users.


If you are thinking about bundling other services TV or phone, don't miss the newest Mediacom promotions and bundles.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Mediacom Cable. Last updated on 3/26/2017.

96.9%

100 mbps

$34.95

$34.95/mo for 10 mbps

  • 10 mbps ↓ and -- mbps
  • 1-year promo rate.
  • Contract Term: 1 year
  • AutoPay enrollment required.
  • Setup: $0 (Free internet activation and modem shipping for self-installation option. Standard tech installation is $59.99.)
  • Modem w/ WiFi: $9.99/mo or one-time $99.99
(855) 893-1284 View Details

$44.95/mo for 25 mbps

  • 25 mbps ↓ and -- mbps
  • 1-year promo rate.
  • Contract Term: 1 year
  • AutoPay enrollment required.
  • Setup: $59.99 (Includes standard tech installation and free internet activation.)
  • Modem w/ WiFi: $9.99/mo or one-time $99.99
(855) 893-1284 View Details

CenturyLink

AVAILABILITY 97%

96.9%%

CUSTOMER RATING

37%63.2% Customer Rating

36.5% recommendation rating according to 33,945 CenturyLink users.


If you are thinking about bundling other services TV or phone, don't miss the latest CenturyLink promotions and bundles.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with CenturyLink. Last updated on 3/26/2017.

33.2%

20 mbps

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After looking over their website, we did not find any details about dishNET's plans and pricing for DSL service.

To get pricing you'll either need to call them or submit your details on their website.

If you're able to find publicly available broadband plan pricing, please click the "Plans Need Updating" button below and send us the details.

dishNET

AVAILABILITY 33%

33.2%%

CUSTOMER RATING

0%63.2% Customer Rating

We don't have enough user ratings for dishNET yet.


29.2%

3.0 mbps

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After looking over their website, we did not find any details about NexGen's plans and pricing for DSL service.

To get pricing you'll either need to call them or submit your details on their website.

If you're able to find publicly available broadband plan pricing, please click the "Plans Need Updating" button below and send us the details.

NexGen Communications

AVAILABILITY 29%

29.2%%

CUSTOMER RATING

0%63.2% Customer Rating

We don't have enough user ratings for NexGen Communications yet.


11.2%

12 mbps

$59.95

$59.95/mo for 12 mbps

  • 12 mbps ↓ and -- mbps
  • Setup: $1.00 (Includes modem and installation.)
(319) 868-7636 View Details

Louisa Communications

AVAILABILITY 11%

11.2%%

CUSTOMER RATING

0%63.2% Customer Rating

We don't have enough user ratings for Louisa Communications yet.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Louisa Communications. Last updated on 3/8/2017.

4.6%

7.0 mbps

$54.99

$54.99/mo for 15 mbps

  • 15 mbps ↓ and -- mbps
  • Setup: $50.00 (Includes activation and free professional installation.)
  • Modem w/ WiFi: $9.99/mo
(855) 837-8791 View Details

$64.99/mo for 25 mbps

  • 25 mbps ↓ and -- mbps
  • Setup: $50.00 (Includes activation and free professional installation.)
  • Modem w/ WiFi: $9.99/mo
(855) 837-8791 View Details

Windstream

AVAILABILITY 5%

4.6%%

CUSTOMER RATING

34%63.2% Customer Rating

33.7% recommendation rating according to 8,076 Windstream users.


If you also need other services like TV or phone service, take a moment to shop the latest Windstream promotions and bundles.


We've noticed that plans offerd by Windstream vary by region, so be sure to verify pricing and plan terms with them before ordering service as all plans or promotions may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Last updated on 3/24/2017.

4.1%

3.0 mbps

$26.99

$26.99/mo for 10 mbps

  • 10 mbps ↓ and -- mbps
  • Modem: $4.99/mo
(866) 263-3241 View Details

$46.99/mo for 30 mbps

  • 30 mbps ↓ and -- mbps
  • Modem: $4.99/mo
(866) 263-3241 View Details

$49.99/mo for 50 mbps

  • 50 mbps ↓ and -- mbps
  • Modem: $4.99/mo
(866) 263-3241 View Details

AccessMedia3

AVAILABILITY 4%

4.1%%

CUSTOMER RATING

47%63.2% Customer Rating

46.7% recommendation rating according to 15 AccessMedia3 users.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with AccessMedia3. Last updated on 3/14/2017.

3.7%

14 mbps

$55.00

$55.00/mo for 10 mbps

  • 10 mbps ↓ and 1.0 mbps
(641) 746-2222 View Details

$65.00/mo for 15 mbps

  • 15 mbps ↓ and 1.0 mbps
(641) 746-2222 View Details

Casey Mutual Telephone Company

AVAILABILITY 4%

3.7%%

CUSTOMER RATING

0%63.2% Customer Rating

We don't have enough user ratings for Casey Mutual Telephone Company yet.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Casey Mutual Telephone Company. Last updated on 3/15/2017.

3.3%

1,000 mbps

$29.95

$29.95/mo for 40 mbps

  • 40 mbps ↓ and -- mbps
  • 1-year promo rate.
  • Contract Term: 1 year
  • Requires AutoPay enrollment and paperless billing.
  • Setup: $59.99 (Includes standard technician installation and free internet activation.)
  • Modem w/ WiFi: $9.99/mo or one-time $99.99
(855) 893-1284 View Details

$69.95/mo for 100 mbps

  • 100 mbps ↓ and -- mbps
  • 1-year promo rate.
  • Contract Term: 1 year
  • Requires AutoPay enrollment and paperless billing.
  • Setup: $59.99 (Includes standard technician installation and free internet activation.)
  • Modem w/ WiFi: $9.99/mo or one-time $99.99
(855) 893-1284 View Details

$109.95/mo for 1,000 mbps

  • 1,000 mbps ↓ and -- mbps
  • 1-year promo rate.
  • Contract Term: 1 year
  • Requires AutoPay enrollment and paperless billing.
  • Setup: $59.99 (Includes standard technician installation and free internet activation.)
  • Modem w/ WiFi: $9.99/mo or one-time $99.99
(855) 893-1284 View Details

CenturyLink

AVAILABILITY 3%

3.3%%

CUSTOMER RATING

37%63.2% Customer Rating

36.5% recommendation rating according to 33,945 CenturyLink users.


If you are also shopping for TV or phone, make sure to check out the the newest CenturyLink bundles and deals.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with CenturyLink. Last updated on 3/26/2017.

0.3%

6.0 mbps

$30.00

$30.00/mo for 10 mbps

  • 10 mbps ↓ and 0.768 mbps ↑ w/ no data cap.
  • 1-year promo rate. Regular rate is $75.13.
  • Contract Term: 1 year
  • A $9.14/month Broadband Equip Maintenance Fee applicable to Internet service.
(844) 968-7224 View Details

$35.00/mo for 15 mbps

  • 15 mbps ↓ and 0.768 mbps ↑ w/ no data cap.
  • 1-year promo rate. Regular rate is $77.13.
  • Contract Term: 1 year
  • A $9.14/month Broadband Equip Maintenance Fee applicable to Internet service.
(844) 968-7224 View Details

Consolidated Communications

AVAILABILITY 0%

0.3%%

CUSTOMER RATING

55%63.2% Customer Rating

54.9% recommendation rating according to 1,388 Consolidated users.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Consolidated Communications. Last updated on 3/3/2017.

Fixed Wireless Providers

Customer Rating Availability Fastest speed Lowest pricingPricing

74.1%

15 mbps

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After looking over their website, we did not find any details about Rise Broadband's plans and pricing for fixed wireless service.

To get pricing you'll either need to call them or submit your details on their website.

If you're able to find publicly available broadband plan pricing, please click the "Plans Need Updating" button below and send us the details.

Rise Broadband

AVAILABILITY 74%

74.1%%

CUSTOMER RATING

43%63.2% Customer Rating

42.5% recommendation rating according to 2,574 Rise Broadband users.


Publicly Funded Internet Access

We've found 10 libraries and public institutions that offer publicly funded internet access in Des Moines. These locations also often offer computer literacy and other various tech services. Before visiting make sure to contact the location ahead of time to find their schedule and services.

  • Des Moines Public Library
    1000 Grand Avenue
    Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Des Moines Public Library Bookmobile 1
    1000 Grand
    Des Moines, IA 50308
  • East Side Library
    2559 Hubbell Ave.
    Des Moines, IA 50317
  • Forest Avenue Library
    1326 Forest Ave.
    Des Moines, IA 50314
  • Franklin Avenue Library
    5000 Franklin Ave.
    Des Moines, IA 50310
  • North Side Library
    3516 5th Ave.
    Des Moines, IA 50313
  • Public Library Of Des Moines
    100 Locust St
    Des Moines, IA 50308
  • South Side Library
    1111 Porter Ave.
    Des Moines, IA 50317
  • State Library Of Iowa
    1112 E Grand Avenue
    Des Moines, IA 50319
  • West Des Moines Public Library
    4000 Mills Civic Pkwy
    West Des Moines, IA 50312

Business Internet

From providers offering small business broadband plans, to custom solution providers specializing in dedicated fiber and backhaul, there are a number of different providers offering business internet options in Des Moines. Connectivity options include DSL, fixed wireless, cable, fiber, and copper.

On this page we only list providers that advertise small business service or custom internet solutions on their website. Depending on your needs it may be worth contacting some of the providers that specialize in residential service to see if they have unadvertised business plans.

Small Business Providers

Customer Rating Area Coverage Fastest speed Lowest pricingPricing

78.7%

150 mbps

$69.95

$69.95/mo for 10 mbps

  • 10 mbps ↓ and 1.0 mbps
  • Contract Term: 3 years
  • Setup: $99.95 (Includes standard installation. Construction costs are additional.)
(888) 604-5597 View Details

$299.95/mo for 105 mbps

  • 105 mbps ↓ and 10 mbps
  • Contract Term: 3 years
  • Setup: $99.95 (Includes standard installation. Construction costs are additional.)
(888) 604-5597 View Details

$349.95/mo for 1,000 mbps

  • 1,000 mbps ↓ and 20 mbps
  • Contract Term: 3 years
  • Setup: $99.95 (Includes standard installation. Construction costs are additional.)
(888) 604-5597 View Details

Mediacom Cable

AVAILABILITY 79%

78.7%%

CUSTOMER RATING

42%63.2% Customer Rating

42.5% recommendation rating according to 4,517 Mediacom users.


If you are thinking about bundling other services TV or phone, don't miss the newest Mediacom promotions and bundles.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Mediacom Cable. Last updated on 3/26/2017.

Enterprise Providers

Customer Rating Area Coverage Fastest speed Contact InfoContact Info

84.1%

100 mbps

81.7%

15 mbps

36.5%

1,000 mbps

24.9%

1,000 mbps

6.6%

7.0 mbps

6.0%

1.5 mbps

4.3%

200 mbps

2.1%

-- mbps

1.6%

3.0 mbps

1.4%

45 mbps

0.6%

12 mbps

0.3%

1,000 mbps

0.2%

100 mbps

Mobile Internet

Customer Rating Availability Fastest speed Lowest pricingPricing

100.0%

10 mbps

$50.00

$50.00/mo for 5GB of data

  • 4G LTE speeds where available
  • Setup: Activation fee up to $45.00.
(888) 333-6651 View Details

AT&T Wireless

AVAILABILITY 100%

100.0%%

CUSTOMER RATING

57%63.2% Customer Rating

57.0% recommendation rating according to 9,671 AT&T Wireless users.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with AT&T Wireless. Last updated on 3/20/2017.

100.0%

6.0 mbps

$50.00

$50.00/mo for 6GB of data

  • 4G LTE speeds where available.
  • Price reflects $5/mo/line Autopay discount applied within 2 invoices.
  • Setup: Up to a $30 activation fee may apply.
(844) 454-4202 View Details

$110.00/mo for 30GB of data

  • 4G LTE speeds where available.
  • Price reflects $5/mo/line Autopay discount applied within 2 invoices.
  • Setup: Up to a $30 activation fee may apply.
(844) 454-4202 View Details

Sprint

AVAILABILITY 100%

100.0%%

CUSTOMER RATING

58%63.2% Customer Rating

58.1% recommendation rating according to 20,817 Sprint users.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Sprint. Last updated on 3/28/2017.

100.0%

10 mbps

$55.00

$55.00/mo for 10GB of data

  • $5/mo discount for autopay. $10/mo discount with voice line. Must call for hot spot plans.
(855) 792-4582 View Details

$100.00/mo for 22GB of data

  • $5/mo discount for autopay. $10/mo discount with voice line. Must call for hot spot plans.
(855) 792-4582 View Details

T-Mobile

AVAILABILITY 100%

100.0%%

CUSTOMER RATING

69%63.2% Customer Rating

68.8% recommendation rating according to 23,403 T-Mobile users.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with T-Mobile. Last updated on 2/16/2017.

100.0%

6.0 mbps

$40.00

$40.00/mo for 10GB of data

(888) 944-9400 View Details

U.S. Cellular

AVAILABILITY 100%

100.0%%

CUSTOMER RATING

0%63.2% Customer Rating

We don't have enough user ratings for U.S. Cellular yet.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with U.S. Cellular. Last updated on 3/24/2017.

100.0%

10 mbps

$60.00

$60.00/mo for 12 mbps

  • Average speeds of 5-12 Mbps download and 2-5 Mbps upload w/ a 10 GB/mo data cap
  • Contract Term: 2 years
  • Setup: Installation included and no activation fee.
(800) 256-4646 View Details

Verizon Wireless

AVAILABILITY 100%

100.0%%

CUSTOMER RATING

62%63.2% Customer Rating

62.2% recommendation rating according to 64,996 Verizon Wireless users.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Verizon Wireless. Last updated on 3/28/2017.

Satellite Internet Access

Customer Rating Availability Fastest speed Lowest pricingPricing

100.0%

15 mbps

$59.99

$59.99/mo for 10 mbps

  • 10 mbps ↓ and 1.0 mbps ↑ w/ a 10 GB/mo data cap
  • Contract Term: 2 years
  • 50 GB Bonus Bytes from 2am - 8am
  • Setup: $99.00 (Includes upfront equipment fee and free standard installation.)
  • Modem: $9.99/mo
(888) 387-7910 View Details

$79.99/mo for 10 mbps

  • 10 mbps ↓ and 1.0 mbps ↑ w/ a 30 GB/mo data cap
  • 2-year promo rate.
  • Contract Term: 2 years
  • Data Allowance: Business Period (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.) 20 GB, Anytime Allowance 10 GB
  • Setup: $99.99 (Includes upfront equipment fee and free standard installation.)
  • Modem: $19.99/mo
  • Business only
(855) 650-6081 View Details

$159.99/mo for 15 mbps

  • 15 mbps ↓ and 2.0 mbps ↑ w/ a 60 GB/mo data cap
  • 2-year promo rate.
  • Contract Term: 2 years
  • Data Allowance: Business Period (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.) 50 GB, Anytime Allowance 10 GB
  • Setup: $99.99 (Includes upfront equipment fee and free standard installation.)
  • Modem: $19.99/mo
  • Business only
(855) 650-6081 View Details

HughesNet

AVAILABILITY 100%

100.0%%

CUSTOMER RATING

25%63.2% Customer Rating

25.4% recommendation rating according to 5,395 HughesNet users.


If you are thinking about bundling other services TV or phone, don't miss the most recent HughesNet promotions and bundles.


Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with HughesNet. Last updated on 3/11/2017.

4.7%

15 mbps

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After looking over their website, we did not find any details about dishNET's plans and pricing for satellite service.

To get pricing you'll either need to call them or submit your details on their website.

If you're able to find publicly available broadband plan pricing, please click the "Plans Need Updating" button below and send us the details.

dishNET

AVAILABILITY 5%

4.7%%

CUSTOMER RATING

0%63.2% Customer Rating

We don't have enough user ratings for dishNET yet.


Des Moines, IA
Broadband Stats

Approximately 1,000 people in Polk County don't have access to any wired internet.

Almost 83% of consumers in Iowa have access to a wired connection with true broadband speeds faster than 25mbps.

There are 370 internet providers in all of Iowa.

In Polk County, approximately 7,000 people do not have access to 25mbps wired broadband.

75.5% of Iowans have access to 100mbps or faster broadband.

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