Top HTML5 Internet Speed Test Results in Iowa

Speed test results show an average of 25.76 Mbps download and 15.44 Mbps upload speeds across all mobile, tablet, and desktop devices tested. Take a look at the charts below for an at-a-glance view of of speed test results by device. ViaSat, Inc., AT&T, Time Warner and Verizon Wireless are among the many Internet Service Providers (ISPs) delivering broadband to United States.

BETA: The chart data is based on tests taken from a wide range of devices using varying operating systems and browsers. The test results reveal the actual bandwidth the user received at the time of the test. Check back regularly to take advantage of our latest features and added server locations, or fill out the contact form on the speed test page and we'll keep you in the loop!

Nearby Iowa Internet Speeds by City

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Research Desktop & Mobile Internet speeds for nearby cities in Iowa. You can also view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame.

Research Desktop & Mobile Internet speeds for nearby cities in Iowa. You can also view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame.
Des Moines 23 Mbps 18 Mbps
Iowa City 31 Mbps 20 Mbps
Cedar Rapids 26 Mbps 14 Mbps
Dysart 22 Mbps 32 Mbps
Ames 32 Mbps 30 Mbps
Sioux City 35 Mbps 9 Mbps
Waterloo 21 Mbps 14 Mbps
Council Bluffs 27 Mbps 8 Mbps
Roland 17 Mbps 5 Mbps
West Des Moines 20 Mbps 13 Mbps

Iowa Internet Providers & Internet Products by City

Iowa Internet Upload and Download Speeds by City

Discover Internet Speeds for various Iowa cities, find out more about our speed test data and internet provider info each each city by following the links below.
Location Download Upload Location Download Upload
Ankeny 18Mbps 11Mbps Cedar Falls 42Mbps 44Mbps
Urbandale 26Mbps 11Mbps Marion 26Mbps 18Mbps
Bettendorf 38Mbps 20Mbps Marshalltown 15Mbps 8Mbps
Muscatine 13Mbps 3Mbps Ottumwa 27Mbps 16Mbps
Mason City 36Mbps 25Mbps Burlington 26Mbps 19Mbps
Fort Dodge 26Mbps 16Mbps Clinton 35Mbps 20Mbps
Newton 43Mbps 23Mbps Indianola 26Mbps 28Mbps
Coralville 22Mbps 8Mbps Johnston 23Mbps 21Mbps
Boone 38Mbps 28Mbps Altoona 28Mbps 25Mbps
Waukee 27Mbps 19Mbps Clive 31Mbps 23Mbps

Historical Iowa Internet Speeds Over Time

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This is the historical Internet Speed for Iowa. You can break the data down by Desktop or Mobile and view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame

This is the historical Internet Speed for Iowa. You can break the data down by Desktop or Mobile and view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame
2017-09-01 22 Mbps 15 Mbps desktop
2017-10-01 20 Mbps 12 Mbps desktop
2017-11-01 25 Mbps 15 Mbps desktop
2017-12-01 21 Mbps 13 Mbps desktop
2018-01-01 26 Mbps 20 Mbps desktop
2018-02-01 28 Mbps 18 Mbps desktop
2018-03-01 28 Mbps 20 Mbps desktop
2018-04-01 32 Mbps 22 Mbps desktop
2018-05-01 31 Mbps 19 Mbps desktop
2018-06-01 24 Mbps 16 Mbps desktop
2018-07-01 31 Mbps 23 Mbps desktop
2018-08-01 27 Mbps 20 Mbps desktop
2018-09-01 30 Mbps 18 Mbps desktop

Latest Internet Broadband News for Iowa

1 . Worldwide Internet Speed on the Rise

If your Internet connection seems a little faster the past few years, there’s good reason. A new study reveals the average worldwide Internet speed increased 23 percent over the twelve-month period from May 2017 to May 2018. The study involved 163 million tests using ISPs located all over the planet. The planet’s average Internet speed […]


2 . Verizon 5G plans on using OTT Video Streaming Service

With mobile 5G technology poised for a commercial rollout, wireless providers continue to devise their companion digital TV strategies. Verizon 5G plans include an OTT video streaming product instead of their traditional TV services. This is a similar approach as Windstream bundling DirecTV Now with their high-speed Internet service. It appears the emergence of 5G is […]


3 . Home Smartphone Internet Usage Grows

An increasing number of Americans use their smartphone as the primary source of Internet access within their home. This finding comes from a recent report by the Pew Research Center released at the end of April. With the advent of 5G technology nigh, this smartphone Internet trend is only expected to grow. Let’s dive into […]


4 . Windstream and DirecTV Now attract Cord-Cutters

More subscribers continue to forego their cable or satellite TV service in favor of streaming. This gives an opportunity to Internet service providers to offer solutions to attract these cord-cutters. Windstream and DirecTV Now appear to be one pairing aimed at doing just that. This broadband and streaming TV bundle offered by Windstream is aimed at […]


5 . Charter Spectrum Apple TV App coming this Year

We recently discussed how ISPs continue to make it easier for customers to stream TV over the Internet. Windstream partnered with DirecTV Now and AT&T, while Verizon is looking at a similar OTT offering for their new 5G service. Not to be outdone, a Charter Spectrum Apple TV app is coming later this year. Apple themselves […]


6 . AT&T Watch – a New TV Streaming Service

AT&T plans to introduce a new TV streaming service with an attractive price of only $15 per month. The initial announcement of AT&T Watch actually happened on the witness stand. Company chief, Randall Stephenson mentioned it as part of his testimony in the federal antitrust case regarding their attempted acquisition of Time Warner. News about […]


7 . Streaming Media Players are the Rage

Americans continue their growing love affair with streaming media players. According to a recent study, these devices – Roku, Amazon TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, etc. – are now in almost 40 percent of all U.S. homes with broadband service. Cord-cutting consumers prefer to stream TV shows and movies instead of paying a large monthly cable bill. News […]


8 . Rural Internet Access gets a Boost from SuperTowers

Expanding rural Internet access continues to be championed by many in the government and telecommunications industry. In fact, we previously talked about initiatives from Microsoft, Elon Musk, and others. Preventing the adverse impacts of digital redlining in underserved regions of America benefits the country in a myriad of ways. It now appears that a new group […]


9 . New Netflix Ultra HD Video Plan in the Works?

Perhaps a new Netflix Ultra HD service is in the offing? The streaming content provider hopes to add a new service tier focused on 4K video. This move makes sense with many of the OTT streaming services, like DirecTV Now and Sling TV, also raising prices. Perhaps they feel as prices rise, providing more value […]


10 . Comcast boosts its Gigabit Internet Service Footprint

Not to be outdone by AT&T and Google Fiber, Comcast is expanding its gigabit Internet service across the Northeast. The company’s move follows a similar expansion in other areas of the country. The massive telecom and entertainment firm likely hopes to lessen the effects of cord cutting on its subscriber base. News about the growth of […]