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Internet providers in 62521

Find internet providers serving the 62521 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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62521 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL81%
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL13%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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62521 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 62521 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 62521 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 97% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.590% of those living in the 62521 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 62521 area, and 91.96% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 62521, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Decatur

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 39 Mbps 10 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 26 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 0 Mbps 0 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 183 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 62521

The largest internet providers serving the 62521 ZIP code are AT&T, Frontier, and Xfinity bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 62521 ZIP code, covering 81% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 13% of the area. Decatur’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 96% of residents in the 62521 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 62521 ZIP code, covering 81% 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $53.73.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decatur, $1.68.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 62521 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 162 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

13%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 62521 ZIP code, covering 13% 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 Decatur, $53.73.

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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

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 62521 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 62521 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 Decatur, $53.73.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decatur, $1.68.

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 62521 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 162 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 62521 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 62521 and the greater Decatur area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Decatur at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Decatur at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 62521 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 62521 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 62521 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 81% of households in 62521. The next fastest internet provider in the 62521 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 62521 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $53.73.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.