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Internet providers in 62901

Find internet providers serving the 62901 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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62901 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL97%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Delta Communications - -DSL16%
Zito Media LP $39.95 50 - 200 MbpsCable7.910%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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62901 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 62901 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 62901 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 8.680% of those living in the 62901 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 62901 area, and 96.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 62901, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Carbondale

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 39 Mbps 7 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 149 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 62901

The largest internet providers serving the 62901 ZIP code are Frontier, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 62901 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 100% of the area. Carbondale’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 62901 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 62901 ZIP code, covering 97% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Carbondale, $50.69.

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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

100%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in the 62901 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 62901 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 Carbondale, $50.69.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carbondale, $1.41.

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 62901 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Carbondale's providers, 195 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 the 62901 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 62901 ZIP 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Carbondale, $50.69.

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 Carbondale, $1.41.

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 62901 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Carbondale's providers, 195 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 62901 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 62901 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 62901. The next fastest internet provider in the 62901 ZIP code is Wisper ISP, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 52% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 62901 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Carbondale, $50.69.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.