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Internet providers in 62966

Find internet providers serving the 62966 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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62966 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL94%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable90%
Zito Media LP $39.95 50 - 200 MbpsCable22%
Delta Communications - -DSL11%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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62966 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 62966 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 62966 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Murphysboro, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the 62966 area, and 87.76% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 62966, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Murphysboro

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 8 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 33 Mbps 0 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 18 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 173 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 62966

The largest internet providers serving the 62966 ZIP code are Frontier, Mediacom, and Zito Media LP bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 62966 ZIP code, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 90% of the area. Murphysboro’s third most-available internet provider, Zito Media LP, offers cable to around 22% of residents in the 62966 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 62966 ZIP code, covering 94% 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 Murphysboro, $46.40.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 62966 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 62966 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Murphysboro, $46.40.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Murphysboro, $1.25.

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 62966 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Murphysboro's providers, 194 Mbps.

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Zito Media LP cable internet

Provider

Zito Media LP

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

22%

Cable from Zito Media LP offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 62966 ZIP code, covering 22% of the area.

Zito Media LP’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 62966 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Zito Media LP start at $39.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Murphysboro, $46.40.

Zito Media LP customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Murphysboro, $1.25.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Zito Media LP offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 62966 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 22% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Murphysboro's providers, 194 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 62966 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 62966 and the greater Murphysboro area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Murphysboro at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Murphysboro at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 62966 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 Murphysboro may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Murphysboro DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 62966 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 62966 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in 62966. The next fastest internet provider in the 62966 ZIP code is Rise Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 1.290% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 62966 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Murphysboro, $46.40.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

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