Internet Speeds in Iowa City, IA

There are 2 internet providers operating in Iowa City, the most popular being Mediacom Cable. Mediacom Cable offers cable internet service. In 13,024 recent tests, on average, we have been seeing 126 Mbps for download speeds and 27 Mbps for upload speeds for Mediacom Cable customers. In addition to Mediacom Cable, DSL and fiber internet service is also available from CenturyLink.

While these are the real speeds we have been seeing in our research, there are many factors that go into the actual download and upload speeds you will encounter.

Last updated on June 4, 2023
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Mediacom Cable
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126 Mbps27 Mbps23 ms
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13 Mbps1 Mbps28 ms
* Data from speed tests taken in the last 3 months

Internet Providers in Iowa City, IA

Mediacom Cable


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Mediacom Cable is the most popular provider in Iowa City offering cable internet service. Users have been getting 126 Mbps for download speeds and 27 Mbps for upload speeds over 13,024 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

Mediacom Cable has the fastest average download speed, the fastest average upload speed, and the lowest latency out of all of the providers in Iowa City. 28% of users saw download speeds between 100-250 Mbps, and 42% of users saw upload speeds between 25-50 Mbps.

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Recent Mediacom Cable Speed Tests in Iowa City

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
June 3, 2023914 Mbps64 Mbps17 ms
June 3, 2023444 Mbps56 Mbps26 ms
June 3, 2023301 Mbps63 Mbps30 ms
June 3, 2023149 Mbps26 Mbps22 ms
June 3, 2023328 Mbps41 Mbps25 ms
June 3, 202347 Mbps1 Mbps27 ms
June 3, 202358 Mbps22 Mbps286 ms
June 3, 2023196 Mbps9 Mbps27 ms
June 3, 2023150 Mbps63 Mbps41 ms
June 3, 202384 Mbps12 Mbps26 ms

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Frequently Asked Questions

What internet providers are available in Iowa City, IA?

Mediacom Cable and CenturyLink currently operate in Iowa City.

What is the most popular internet provider in Iowa City, IA?

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

What is the fastest internet provider in Iowa City, 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 Iowa City are getting, Mediacom Cable provides the fastest download speeds and Mediacom Cable provides the fastest upload speeds.

Is there fiber internet in Iowa City, IA?

CenturyLink provides fiber internet in Iowa City.