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Internet providers in 61109

Find internet providers serving the 61109 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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61109 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL40%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL55%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable98%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable10%
BendBroadband - 100 - 4 MbpsDSL3.036%
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61109 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 61109 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 61109 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 98% 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 Rockford, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the 61109 area, and 92.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 61109, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 61109

The largest internet providers serving the 61109 ZIP code are AT&T, Frontier, and Xfinity bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many in the 61109 ZIP code, covering 40% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 55% of the area. Rockford’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 98% of residents in the 61109 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

40%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in the 61109 ZIP code, covering 40% 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 Rockford, $37.99.

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 Rockford, $1.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 61109 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 40% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Rockford's providers, 347 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

55%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to about half of households in the 61109 ZIP code, covering 55% 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 Rockford, $37.99.

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 Rockford, $1.65.

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 61109 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 55% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Rockford's providers, 347 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

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 61109 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 61109 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 Rockford, $37.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rockford, $1.65.

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 61109 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rockford's providers, 347 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 61109 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 61109 and the greater Rockford area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Rockford at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Rockford at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 61109 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 61109 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 61109 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 10% of households in 61109. The next fastest internet provider in the 61109 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 61109 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rockford, $37.99.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.