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Internet providers in 62881

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62881 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL84%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 12 MbpsDSL1.068%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 120 MbpsCable86%
Wabash Independent Networks $49.95 30 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic80%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 50 MbpsDSL1.345%
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62881 internet service at a glance

At 92%, broadband coverage in the 62881 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 62881 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 87% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 80% of those living in the 62881 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 62881 area, and 84.96% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 62881, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 120 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 62881

The largest internet providers serving the 62881 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and Wabash Independent Networks bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 62881 ZIP code, covering 84% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 86% of the area. Salem’s third most-available internet provider, Wabash Independent Networks, offers fiber-optic to around 80% of residents in the 62881 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

84%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 62881 ZIP code, covering 84% 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 Salem, $42.86.

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 Salem, $1.10.

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 62881 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Salem's providers, 36 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 62881 ZIP code, covering 86% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 62881 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Salem, $42.86.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Salem, $1.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 120 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 62881 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Salem's providers, 36 Mbps.

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Wabash Independent Networks fiber-optic internet

Provider

Wabash Independent Networks

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

80%

Fiber-optic from Wabash Independent Networks offers broadband to nearly all households in the 62881 ZIP code, covering 80% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Wabash Independent Networks is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 62881 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Wabash Independent Networks start at $49.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Salem, $42.86.

Wabash Independent Networks customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 30 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.67 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Salem, $1.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wabash Independent Networks offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 62881 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Salem's providers, 36 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 62881 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 62881 and the greater Salem area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Salem at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Salem at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 62881 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 Salem may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 Salem cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 62881 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 62881 ZIP code with download speeds up to 120 Mbps. These speeds are available to 86% of households in 62881. The next fastest internet provider in the 62881 ZIP code is Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 1.345% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 62881 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Salem, $42.86.

Wabash Independent Networks is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 62881 ZIP code, covering 80% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.

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.