Internet providers in 62521

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL81%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL13%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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62521 internet service at a glance

At 98%, 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 96% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Decatur, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

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 $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

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*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 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 $30/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decatur, $1.47.

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 62521 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Decatur'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

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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $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 Decatur, $1.47.

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 62521 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 190 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

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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $39.65.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decatur, $1.47.

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 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, 190 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Decatur at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 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

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 62521 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in 62521. The next fastest internet provider in the 62521 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 81% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 62521 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $39.65.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.