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Internet providers in 62298

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL3.080%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 120 MbpsCable61%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable4.467%
HTC Holding Co. - -DSL88%
HTC Holding Co. - -Fiber-optic6.207%
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62298 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 62298 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 62298 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 91% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 62% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.210% of those living in the 62298 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 62298 area, and 61.70% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 62298, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 62298

The largest internet providers serving the 62298 ZIP code are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 62298 ZIP code, covering 61% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Waterloo’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 62298 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

61%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to most households in the 62298 ZIP code, covering 61% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 62298 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 Waterloo, $42.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterloo, $1.54.

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 62298 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 61% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Waterloo's providers, 200 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 62298 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 62298 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Waterloo, $42.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterloo, $1.54.

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 62298 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waterloo's providers, 200 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 62298 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 62298 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 $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Waterloo, $42.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterloo, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 62298 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waterloo's providers, 200 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 62298 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 62298 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.467% of households in 62298. The next fastest internet provider in the 62298 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 61% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 62298 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waterloo, $42.99.

HTC Holding Co. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 62298 ZIP code, covering 6.207% of the city.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.