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Internet providers in 61240

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AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL84%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL15%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable96%
Geneseo Communications, Inc. - -Fiber-optic9.290%
Geneseo Communications, Inc. - -DSL1.749%
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61240 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 61240 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 61240 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 9.290% of those living in the 61240 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 61240 area, and 92.68% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 61240, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 61240

The largest internet providers serving the 61240 ZIP code are AT&T, Frontier, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 61240 ZIP code, covering 84% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 15% of the area. Coal Valley’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 96% of residents in the 61240 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 61240 ZIP code, covering 84% 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 Coal Valley, $39.65.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Coal Valley, $1.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 61240 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Coal Valley's providers, 190 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

15%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 61240 ZIP code, covering 15% 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 Coal Valley, $39.65.

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 Coal Valley, $1.10.

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 61240 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Coal Valley's providers, 190 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

96%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 61240 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 61240 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Coal Valley, $39.65.

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 Coal Valley, $1.10.

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 61240 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Coal Valley's providers, 190 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 61240 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 61240 and the greater Coal Valley area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Coal Valley at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Coal Valley at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 61240 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 Coal Valley 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 Coal Valley cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 61240 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 61240 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in 61240. The next fastest internet provider in the 61240 ZIP code is Geneseo Communications, Inc., offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 9.290% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 61240 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Coal Valley, $39.65.

Geneseo Communications, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 61240 ZIP code, covering 9.290% of the city.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.