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Internet providers in 62960

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62960 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL89%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable68%
Delta Communications - -DSL8.360%
4SIWI $39.95 3 - 25 MbpsFiber-optic0.750%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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62960 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 62960 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 62960 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 65% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Metropolis, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 62960 area, and 63.71% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 62960, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Metropolis

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 21 Mbps 7 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 102 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 62960

The largest internet providers serving the 62960 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 62960 ZIP code, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 68% of the area. Metropolis’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 62960 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 62960 ZIP code, covering 89% 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Metropolis, $49.98.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

68%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 62960 ZIP code, covering 68% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 62960 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 Metropolis, $49.98.

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 Metropolis, $2.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 62960 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Metropolis's providers, 138 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 62960 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 62960 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Metropolis, $49.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Metropolis, $2.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 62960 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Metropolis's providers, 138 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 62960 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 62960 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 68% of households in 62960. The next fastest internet provider in the 62960 ZIP code is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 62960 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Metropolis, $49.98.

4SIWI is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 62960 ZIP code, covering 0.750% of the city.

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 and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.