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Internet providers in 61953

Find internet providers serving the 61953 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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61953 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL91%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable89%
Consolidated Communications $35.00 50 - 2,000 MbpsDSL2.720%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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61953 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 61953 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 61953 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Tuscola, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 61953 area, and 87.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 61953, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Tuscola

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 121 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
Consolidated Communications 22 Mbps 23 Mbps DSL
Frontier 27 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 61953

The largest internet providers serving the 61953 ZIP code are Frontier, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 61953 ZIP code, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 89% of the area. Tuscola’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 61953 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 61953 ZIP code, covering 91% 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 Tuscola, $45.82.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

89%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 61953 ZIP code, covering 89% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 61953 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Tuscola, $45.82.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tuscola, $1.09.

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 61953 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Tuscola's providers, 213 Mbps.

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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 61953 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 61953 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 Tuscola, $45.82.

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 Tuscola, $1.09.

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 61953 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Tuscola's providers, 213 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 61953 frequently asked questions

Consolidated Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 61953 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.720% of households in 61953. The next fastest internet provider in the 61953 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 89% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 61953 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Tuscola, $45.82.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

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.