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Internet providers in Indian Wells, CA

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Indian Wells, CA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic42%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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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 39% 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 $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Indian Wells

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 104 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
Frontier 4 Mbps 0 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Indian Wells

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

Fiber-optic internet from Frontier is available to many Indian Wells residents, covering 42% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Indian Wells’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Indian Wells residents.

Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

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 $54.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Indian Wells, $59.99.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Indian Wells, $59.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Indian Wells, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 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, 112 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Indian Wells where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Indian Wells, $59.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Indian Wells, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Indian Wells. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Indian Wells's providers, 112 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Indian Wells with download speeds up to 1,00*0 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Indian Wells. The next fastest internet provider in Indian Wells is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Indian Wells with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Indian Wells, $59.99.

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

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.