Internet providers in 61008

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL90%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable91%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable31%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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61008 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 61008 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Illinois - 95%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 61008 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 96% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Belvidere, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the 61008 area, and 89.52% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 61008, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 61008

The largest internet providers serving the 61008 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 61008 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 91% of the area. Belvidere’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 31% of residents in the 61008 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 61008 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Belvidere, $42.55.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Belvidere, $2.24.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 61008 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Belvidere's providers, 300 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 61008 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 61008 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Belvidere, $42.55.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Belvidere, $2.24.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in 61008 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Belvidere's providers, 300 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

31%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 61008 ZIP code, covering 31% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 61008 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Belvidere, $42.55.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Belvidere, $2.24.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 61008 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 31% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Belvidere's providers, 300 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 61008 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 61008 and the greater Belvidere area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Belvidere at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Belvidere at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 61008 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Belvidere may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Belvidere cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 61008 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 61008 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 31% of households in 61008. The next fastest internet provider in the 61008 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 91% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 61008 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Belvidere, $42.55.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.