Top HTML5 Internet Speed Test Results in Iowa

Speed test results show an average of 24.01 Mbps download and 14.25 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 25 Mbps 17 Mbps
Cedar Rapids 26 Mbps 14 Mbps
Iowa City 28 Mbps 21 Mbps
Ames 29 Mbps 24 Mbps
Dysart 21 Mbps 31 Mbps
Sioux City 32 Mbps 9 Mbps
Dubuque 31 Mbps 26 Mbps
Waterloo 24 Mbps 14 Mbps
Council Bluffs 28 Mbps 9 Mbps
Davenport 36 Mbps 17 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 22Mbps 10Mbps Cedar Falls 37Mbps 38Mbps
Urbandale 21Mbps 11Mbps Marion 24Mbps 16Mbps
Bettendorf 33Mbps 16Mbps Marshalltown 17Mbps 10Mbps
Muscatine 13Mbps 3Mbps Ottumwa 30Mbps 17Mbps
Mason City 41Mbps 26Mbps Burlington 28Mbps 20Mbps
Fort Dodge 27Mbps 16Mbps Clinton 37Mbps 20Mbps
Newton 39Mbps 22Mbps Indianola 23Mbps 21Mbps
Coralville 21Mbps 10Mbps Johnston 20Mbps 19Mbps
Boone 31Mbps 20Mbps Altoona 25Mbps 22Mbps
Waukee 27Mbps 17Mbps Clive 32Mbps 22Mbps

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
2017-06-01 22 Mbps 14 Mbps desktop
2017-07-01 27 Mbps 18 Mbps desktop
2017-08-01 24 Mbps 13 Mbps desktop
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 11 Mbps 30 Mbps desktop

Latest Internet Broadband News for Iowa

1 . 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 […]


2 . 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 […]


3 . 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 […]


4 . 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 […]


5 . Cord Cutting Losses increase for Comcast

Cord cutting continues to play havoc with the subscriber counts at the top players in the pay TV industry, including Comcast. In fact, some analysts predict the tech giant’s losses because of cord cutters to more than double this year. Other companies, especially the satellite providers DirecTV and Dish, suffer from a similar subscriber loss. […]


6 . Google Project Fi ranks as the Most Popular Wireless Network

The readers of PC Magazine named Google’s Project Fi as the most popular wireless network according to the magazine’s 2018 Readers Choice Awards. Actually, the Google network tied with Consumer Cellular, who regularly ranks at the top of the PCMag survey. Bringing up the rear are some of the biggest players in the industry, including AT&T, Sprint, […]


7 . 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 […]


8 . 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 […]


9 . 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 […]


10 . 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 […]