Internet Speeds in Des Moines, IA

Des Moines residents have 5 internet providers to choose from. Mediacom Cable is the most popular provider, offering cable internet service. In our research, we have been seeing 128 Mbps for download speeds and 29 Mbps for upload speeds for Mediacom Cable customers over 34,097 recent tests. CenturyLink, Aurenon, ICS Advanced Technologies and Consolidated Communications also have coverage in Des Moines, although they are not as popular as Mediacom Cable. These providers offer DSL and fiber internet service.

See more detailed speed and coverage data below.

Last updated on March 1, 2024
ProviderDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
Mediacom Cable
Cable
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128 Mbps29 Mbps22 ms
CenturyLink
DSL
Fiber
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41 Mbps6 Mbps35 ms
Aurenon
DSL
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104 Mbps74 Mbps21 ms
ICS Advanced Technologies
DSL
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106 Mbps85 Mbps25 ms
Consolidated Communications
DSL
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128 Mbps88 Mbps36 ms
* Data from speed tests taken in the last 3 months

Internet Providers in Des Moines, IA

Mediacom Cable

Cable

Download Speed

128Mbps

Upload Speed

29Mbps

Latency

22ms

Overview

Mediacom Cable is the most popular provider in Des Moines offering cable internet service. Users have been getting 128 Mbps for download speeds and 29 Mbps for upload speeds over 34,097 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

Mediacom Cable has the 2nd fastest average download speed, the 4th fastest average upload speed, and the 2nd lowest latency out of all of the providers in Des Moines. 27% of users saw download speeds between 100-250 Mbps, and 29% of users saw upload speeds between 25-50 Mbps.

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Recent Mediacom Cable Speed Tests in Des Moines

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
February 29, 2024365 Mbps1 Mbps19 ms
February 29, 2024479 Mbps24 Mbps22 ms
February 29, 202430 Mbps19 Mbps23 ms
February 29, 2024159 Mbps3 Mbps25 ms
February 29, 202432 Mbps1 Mbps21 ms
February 29, 202456 Mbps1 Mbps21 ms
February 29, 2024494 Mbps63 Mbps24 ms
February 29, 2024125 Mbps27 Mbps22 ms
February 29, 2024321 Mbps30 Mbps21 ms
February 29, 202468 Mbps12 Mbps28 ms

Aurenon

DSL

Download Speed

104Mbps

Upload Speed

74Mbps

Latency

21ms

Overview

Aurenon is the 3rd most popular provider in Des Moines offering DSL internet service. Users have been getting 104 Mbps for download speeds and 74 Mbps for upload speeds over 1,526 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

Aurenon has the 4th fastest average download speed, the 3rd fastest average upload speed, and the lowest latency out of all of the providers in Des Moines. 32% of users saw download speeds between 100-250 Mbps, and 22% of users saw upload speeds between 50-100 Mbps.

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Recent Aurenon Speed Tests in Des Moines

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
February 29, 2024384 Mbps63 Mbps19 ms
February 29, 20249 Mbps1 Mbps172 ms
February 29, 202494 Mbps82 Mbps20 ms
February 28, 202483 Mbps56 Mbps20 ms
February 27, 2024445 Mbps71 Mbps19 ms
February 27, 202487 Mbps48 Mbps20 ms
February 27, 2024722 Mbps9 Mbps23 ms
February 27, 202493 Mbps78 Mbps18 ms
February 26, 202493 Mbps93 Mbps18 ms
February 26, 2024787 Mbps305 Mbps18 ms

ICS Advanced Technologies

DSL

Download Speed

106Mbps

Upload Speed

85Mbps

Latency

25ms

Overview

ICS Advanced Technologies is the 4th most popular provider in Des Moines offering DSL internet service. Users have been getting 106 Mbps for download speeds and 85 Mbps for upload speeds over 662 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

ICS Advanced Technologies has the 3rd fastest average download speed, the 2nd fastest average upload speed, and the 3rd lowest latency out of all of the providers in Des Moines. 29% of users saw download speeds between 100-250 Mbps, and 29% of users saw upload speeds between 50-100 Mbps.

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Recent ICS Advanced Technologies Speed Tests in Des Moines

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
February 28, 2024363 Mbps127 Mbps20 ms
February 28, 202495 Mbps92 Mbps23 ms
February 27, 202484 Mbps65 Mbps33 ms
February 27, 2024193 Mbps165 Mbps19 ms
February 27, 20243 Mbps40 Mbps35 ms
February 26, 2024501 Mbps599 Mbps26 ms
February 25, 2024453 Mbps78 Mbps25 ms
February 25, 2024405 Mbps66 Mbps21 ms
February 25, 2024304 Mbps191 Mbps26 ms
February 25, 202428 Mbps41 Mbps35 ms

Consolidated Communications

DSL

Download Speed

128Mbps

Upload Speed

88Mbps

Latency

36ms

Overview

Consolidated Communications is the 5th most popular provider in Des Moines offering DSL internet service. Users have been getting 128 Mbps for download speeds and 88 Mbps for upload speeds over 270 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

Consolidated Communications has the fastest average download speed, the fastest average upload speed, and the 5th lowest latency out of all of the providers in Des Moines. 39% of users saw download speeds between 100-250 Mbps, and 38% of users saw upload speeds between 100-250 Mbps.

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Recent Consolidated Communications Speed Tests in Des Moines

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
February 29, 2024175 Mbps86 Mbps35 ms
February 28, 2024136 Mbps76 Mbps35 ms
February 27, 2024163 Mbps180 Mbps35 ms
February 26, 202418 Mbps12 Mbps87 ms
February 26, 2024164 Mbps135 Mbps35 ms
February 25, 2024179 Mbps185 Mbps36 ms
February 25, 2024529 Mbps211 Mbps189 ms
February 24, 202435 Mbps22 Mbps53 ms
February 24, 2024180 Mbps165 Mbps36 ms
February 24, 20248 Mbps29 Mbps33 ms

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Frequently Asked Questions

What internet providers are available in Des Moines, IA?

Mediacom Cable, CenturyLink, Aurenon, ICS Advanced Technologies and Consolidated Communications currently operate in Des Moines.

What is the most popular internet provider in Des Moines, IA?

Mediacom Cable is currently the most popular internet provider in Des Moines based on the number of speed tests in the last 3 months.

What is the fastest internet provider in Des Moines, IA?

The fastest internet provider for you is going to differ based on your needs, and which providers actually serve your home. However, when it comes to the real speeds users in Des Moines are getting, Consolidated Communications provides the fastest download speeds and Consolidated Communications provides the fastest upload speeds.

Is there fiber internet in Des Moines, IA?

CenturyLink provides fiber internet in Des Moines.