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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL73%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL40%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable95%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Wisper Internet $44.99 5 - 20 MbpsWireless100%
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62285 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 62285 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 62285 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Smithton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the 62285 area, and 94.28% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 62285, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 62285

The largest internet providers serving the 62285 ZIP code are AT&T, Frontier, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 62285 ZIP code, covering 73% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 40% of the area. Smithton’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 95% of residents in the 62285 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

73%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 62285 ZIP code, covering 73% 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 Smithton, $40.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Smithton, $1.16.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 62285 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 73% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Smithton's providers, 193 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

40%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to about half of households in the 62285 ZIP code, covering 40% 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 Smithton, $40.49.

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 Smithton, $1.16.

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 62285 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 40% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Smithton's providers, 193 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

95%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 62285 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 62285 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 Smithton, $40.49.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Smithton, $1.16.

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 62285 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Smithton's providers, 193 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 62285 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 62285 and the greater Smithton area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Smithton at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Smithton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 62285 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 Smithton 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 Smithton cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 62285 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 62285 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in 62285. The next fastest internet provider in the 62285 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 73% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 62285 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Smithton, $40.49.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.