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Internet providers in 61704

Find internet providers serving the 61704 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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61704 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL93%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable23%
Metronet $39.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic78%
Cameron Communications $30.00 6 - 15 MbpsDSL2.690%
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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 DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable 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 96% 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 $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bloomington

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 14 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 144 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
Metronet 209 Mbps 172 Mbps Fiber-optic

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*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

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 $54.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Bloomington, $42.48.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 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, $42.48.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bloomington, $0.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 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, 441 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/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 $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bloomington, $42.48.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bloomington, $0.92.

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, 441 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bloomington at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Bloomington may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Bloomington cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 61704 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 61704 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 61704. The next fastest internet provider in the 61704 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 23% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 61704 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bloomington, $42.48.

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 2.690% of households.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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