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Internet providers in 61201

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61201 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 25 MbpsDSL97%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Geneseo Communications Services $44.95 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic5.923%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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61201 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 61201 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 61201 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.920% of those living in the 61201 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 61201 area, and 96.49% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 61201, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 61201

The largest internet providers serving the 61201 ZIP code are AT&T, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 61201 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 100% of the area. Rock Island’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 61201 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 61201 ZIP code, covering 97% 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Rock Island, $42.48.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rock Island, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 61201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Rock Island's providers, 235 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in the 61201 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 61201 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Rock Island, $42.48.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rock Island, $1.85.

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 61201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rock Island's providers, 235 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 61201 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 61201 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Rock Island, $42.48.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rock Island, $1.85.

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 61201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Rock Island's providers, 235 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 61201 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 61201 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 61201. The next fastest internet provider in the 61201 ZIP code is Geneseo Communications Services, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 5.923% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 61201 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rock Island, $42.48.

Geneseo Communications Services is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 61201 ZIP code, covering 5.923% of the city.

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.

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.

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.