Internet providers in Indian Wells, CA

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Indian Wells internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Indian Wells is comparable to the rest of California - 93%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Indian Wells area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Indian Wells residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 42% of those living in Indian Wells.

There are four internet providers serving the Indian Wells area, and 99.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Indian Wells's four internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Indian Wells

The largest internet providers in Indian Wells are Frontier and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Indian Wells.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Indian Wells residents, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 42% of the area. Indian Wells’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Indian Wells residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$24.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to all households in Indian Wells covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Indian Wells to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Indian Wells, $46.24.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Indian Wells, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Indian Wells. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Indian Wells's providers, 99 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$24.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

42%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to about half of households in Indian Wells covering 42% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Indian Wells than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Indian Wells, $46.24.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Indian Wells, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Indian Wells. These download speeds are available to 42% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Indian Wells's providers, 99 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Indian Wells covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Indian Wells residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Indian Wells, $46.24.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Indian Wells, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Indian Wells. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Indian Wells's providers, 99 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Indian Wells, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Indian Wells, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Indian Wells and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Indian Wells at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for Indian Wells at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Indian Wells residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Indian Wells, CA internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 30 Mbps DSL 99%
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 30 Mbps Fiber-optic 42%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 Mbps Cable 100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Indian Wells with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Indian Wells. The next fastest internet provider in Indian Wells is Frontier, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Indian Wells with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Indian Wells, $46.24.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Indian Wells, covering 42% of the city.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.