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Internet providers in 61764

Find internet providers serving the 61764 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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61764 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL96%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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61764 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 61764 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 61764 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Pontiac, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 61764 area, and 95.69% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 61764, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Pontiac

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Rise Broadband 24 Mbps 9 Mbps Wireless
Frontier 6 Mbps 3 Mbps DSL
Mediacom 123 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 61764

The largest internet providers serving the 61764 ZIP code are Frontier, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 61764 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. Pontiac’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 61764 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 61764 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 Pontiac, $49.98.

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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

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in the 61764 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 61764 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 Pontiac, $49.98.

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 Pontiac, $1.22.

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 61764 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pontiac's providers, 266 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 61764 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 61764 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 Pontiac, $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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pontiac, $1.22.

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 61764 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pontiac's providers, 266 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 61764 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 61764 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 61764. The next fastest internet provider in the 61764 ZIP code is Rise Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 61764 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pontiac, $49.98.

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.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.