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Internet providers in 61704

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61704 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL93%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable98%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable23%
Metronet $49.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic78%
Cameron Communications - -DSL2.694%
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61704 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 61704 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 61704 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 78% of those living in the 61704 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 61704 area, and 97.59% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 61704, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 61704

The largest internet providers serving the 61704 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 61704 ZIP code, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Bloomington’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 23% of residents in the 61704 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 61704 ZIP code, covering 93% 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 Bloomington, $41.32.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bloomington, $1.09.

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 61704 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bloomington's providers, 510 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

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 61704 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 61704 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 Bloomington, $41.32.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bloomington, $1.09.

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 61704 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bloomington's providers, 510 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

23%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 61704 ZIP code, covering 23% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 61704 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 Bloomington, $41.32.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bloomington, $1.09.

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 61704 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 23% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bloomington's providers, 510 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 61704 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 61704 and the greater Bloomington area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bloomington at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Bloomington at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 61704 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 61704 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 61704 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 23% of households in 61704. The next fastest internet provider in the 61704 ZIP code is Metronet, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 78% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 61704 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bloomington, $41.32.

Metronet is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 61704 ZIP code, covering 78% of the city. Cameron Communications also offers fiber internet in 61704 and is available to 2.694% of households.

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.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.