Internet Providers in Des Moines, IA

Residential Internet Statistics for Des Moines, IA
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Des Moines, Iowa:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    95.7% Available
    in 50307
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    95.7% Available in 50307
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    34.2% Available
    in 50307
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    34.2% Available in 50307
  • 3. Rise Broadband
    45.1% Available
    in 50307
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    45.1% Available in 50307
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    in 50307
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available in 50307
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    in 50307
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available in 50307
  • 6. 6. Mediacom
    97.8% Available
    in 50307
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    97.8% Available in 50307
  • 7. Lenox Municipal Utilities
    0.5% Available
    in 50307
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.5% Available in 50307
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Best Internet Providers in Des Moines, IA

The best internet providers in Des Moines are Xtream Powered by Mediacom and CenturyLink. Xtream Powered by Mediacom is widely available in Des Moines and also offers download speeds up to 1 Gbps on a cable connection. If fiber-optic internet providers like CenturyLink aren’t available in your neighborhood, Xtream Powered by Mediacom is the best internet provider that achieves gigabit speeds with broader coverage.

CenturyLink is the only internet provider in Des Moines that offers fiber internet plans with an affordable starting price of $50 per month. Those who live outside of CenturyLink’s fiber coverage areas can opt for its DSL service.

Internet Provider Store Locations in Des Moines

5,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Des Moines is the 17th most connected city in Iowa ahead of West Des Moines, Pleasant Hill, Windsor Heights, and Norwalk, but behind Urbandale.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Fiber Availability: 59% of people living in Des Moines have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 97% of Des Moines residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Polk County, approximately 6,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Cheapest Internet Providers in Des Moines, Iowa

Provider Plan Starting From Connection Contract Length Data Caps
CenturyLink $19.99 Cable N/A 200 GB/mo.
CenturyLink $45 Fixed Wireless None No Caps
CenturyLink $50 Fiber None No Caps
CenturyLink $50 Fixed Wireless None No Caps

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