Internet providers in 61241

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AT&T $30.00 10 - 5 MbpsDSL44%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Geneseo Communications Services $44.95 10 - 10 MbpsDSL53%
Geneseo Communications Services $44.95 10 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic1.289%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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61241 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 61241 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 61241 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 85% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.290% of those living in the 61241 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 61241 area, and 84.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 61241, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 61241

The largest internet providers serving the 61241 ZIP code are AT&T, Mediacom, and Geneseo Communications Services bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many in the 61241 ZIP code, covering 44% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 100% of the area. Colona’s third most-available internet provider, Geneseo Communications Services, offers DSL to around 53% of residents in the 61241 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.6 Mbps

Average availability

44%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in the 61241 ZIP code, covering 44% 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Colona, $42.48.

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 Colona, $1.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.6 Mbps in 61241 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 44% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Colona's providers, 223 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

100%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in the 61241 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 61241 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 Colona, $42.48.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colona, $1.70.

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 61241 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Colona's providers, 223 Mbps.

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Geneseo Communications Services DSL internet

Provider

Geneseo Communications Services

Starting price*
$44.95/mo.
Max download speed

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

53%

DSL from Geneseo Communications Services offers broadband to about half of households in the 61241 ZIP code, covering 53% of the area.

DSL internet from Geneseo Communications Services 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 Geneseo Communications Services start at $44.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Colona, $42.48.

Geneseo Communications Services customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colona, $1.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Geneseo Communications Services offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 61241 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 53% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Colona's providers, 223 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 61241 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 61241 and the greater Colona area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Colona at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Colona at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 61241 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 Colona 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 Colona cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 61241 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 61241 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 61241. The next fastest internet provider in the 61241 ZIP code is SpeedConnect , offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 8.312% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 61241 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Colona, $42.48.

Geneseo Communications Services is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 61241 ZIP code, covering 1.289% of the city.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.