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Internet providers in 62286

Find internet providers serving the 62286 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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62286 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL92%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable3.230%
Egyptian Internet Services $44.95 6 - 250 MbpsDSL8.780%
Delta Communications - -DSL7.730%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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62286 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 62286 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 62286 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 77% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Sparta, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are nine internet providers serving the 62286 area, and 16.37% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 62286, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Sparta

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 11 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 35 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 31 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 62286

The largest internet providers serving the 62286 ZIP code are Frontier, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 62286 ZIP code, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Sparta’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 62286 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 62286 ZIP code, covering 92% 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 Sparta, $47.12.

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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 62286 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 62286 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 Sparta, $47.12.

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 Sparta, $1.52.

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 62286 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Sparta's providers, 179 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 62286 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 62286 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Sparta, $47.12.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sparta, $1.52.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 62286 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sparta's providers, 179 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 62286 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 62286 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.230% of households in 62286. The next fastest internet provider in the 62286 ZIP code is Egyptian Internet Services, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 8.780% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 62286 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sparta, $47.12.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.

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.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.