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Internet providers in 61821

Find internet providers serving the 61821 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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61821 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.493%
i3 Broadband $44.99 -Fiber-optic10%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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61821 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 61821 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 61821 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 10% of those living in the 61821 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 61821 area, and 99.78% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 61821, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 61821

The largest internet providers serving the 61821 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and i3 Broadband bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 61821 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Champaign’s third most-available internet provider, i3 Broadband, offers fiber-optic to around 10% of residents in the 61821 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 61821 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Champaign, $39.57.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Champaign, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 61821 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Champaign's providers, 355 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 61821 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 61821 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Champaign, $39.57.

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 Champaign, $0.62.

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 61821 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Champaign's providers, 355 Mbps.

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i3 Broadband fiber-optic internet

Provider

i3 Broadband

Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

200 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Fiber-optic from i3 Broadband offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 61821 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from i3 Broadband is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 61821 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for i3 Broadband start at $44.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Champaign, $39.57.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, i3 Broadband offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 200 Mbps in 61821 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Champaign's providers, 355 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 61821 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 61821 and the greater Champaign area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Champaign at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Champaign at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 61821 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 61821 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 61821 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.493% of households in 61821. The next fastest internet provider in the 61821 ZIP code is i3 Broadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 10% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 61821 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Champaign, $39.57.

i3 Broadband is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 61821 ZIP code, covering 10% of the city.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.