Internet Providers in Urbandale, Iowa

Residential Internet Statistics for Urbandale, IA
Internet Service Providers: 8
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Urbandale, Iowa:

Showing 1 to 10 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    99.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99.1% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    54.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    54.3% Available
  • 3. Verizon
    90% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    90% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Metronet
    10.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    10.9% Available
  • 7. 7. Rise Broadband
    8.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    8.5% Available
  • 8. 8. Mediacom
    99.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.7% Available
  • 9. 9. Minburn
    12.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *20 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    12.5% Available
  • 10. Mi-Fiber
    0.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.8% Available
1 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Urbandale. See All
  • 1. Mediacom Business
    96.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    96.8% Available
  • 2. CenturyLink Business
    56.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    56.8% Available
  • 3. CenturyLink Business
    95.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *140 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    95.9% Available
  • 4. Metronet
    30.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    30.3% Available
  • 5. 5. Rise Broadband
    9.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    9.1% Available
  • 6. 6. Windstream
    3.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    3.8% Available
  • 7. 7. Windstream
    5.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    5.6% Available
  • 8. 8. Mi-Fiber
    3.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    3.8% Available
  • 9. 9. NexGen
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    100% Available
  • 11. 10. Unite Private
    52.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    52.4% Available
  • 13. 11. Consolidated
    18.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    18.3% Available
  • 14. 12. Aureon
    10.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    10.2% Available
  • 16. 13. Verizon Business
    7.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    7.3% Available
  • 18. TPx Communications
    1.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    1.6% Available
1 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Urbandale. See All

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Internet Access in Urbandale, Iowa

FCC data shows two primary infrastructure options inside Urbandale: cable (virtually one hundred percent coverage) and DSL (99.14% coverage). Coaxial cable Internet service is generally provided from traditional cable TV corporations via their pre-existing coaxial television cables on utility poles or buried in the street. DSL, similarly, is delivered over landline phone lines. Most Urbandale neighborhoods and street addresses have access to coaxial cable or DSL from competing providers.

The average Urbandale household has 2-3 providers available. Accounting for all census blocks, there are exactly 2.61 providers for each location.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Urbandale.

Mediacom Cable is also a commonly available Internet option for Urbandale. They offer Cable connections available to virtually one hundred percent of the area. Verizon is another alternative wireless service worth noting to 90 percent of the area. Keep in mind it has to have roof access and proximity to a Verizon access point.

The Internet coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on government data and privatized data we collect from telecoms. Statistics about speed and performance averages comes primarily via M-Labs, the speed test tool shown within our site as well as Google queries. Our research team has hand-filed pricing and plan details for 448 broadband plans in Urbandale as of 2022.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Urbandale, Iowa

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Metronet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 10.9%
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.7%
Mi-Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 0.8%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 99.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 54.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s 8.5%
200 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.

Urbandale is the 15th most connected city in Iowa ahead of West Des Moines, Grimes, Windsor Heights, and Johnston, but behind Clive.

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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.

Approximately 4,000 people in Polk County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 37% of people living in Urbandale 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 99% of Urbandale 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.

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Compare Urbandale to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Urbandale 185 Mbps 11 $0.36 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +396.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -12.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +7 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +14.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +17.2 Mbps ) 24 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +11.5 Mbps ) 10 ( -1 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )