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Internet providers in Austin, IN

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Austin, IN internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL93%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Citizens Communications $25.00 -Wireless100%
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Austin internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Austin is comparable to the rest of Indiana - 95%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Austin area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Austin residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Austin, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Austin area, and 93.13% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Austin's six internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Austin

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 131 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Austin

The largest internet providers in Austin are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Austin.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Austin residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Austin’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Austin residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Austin covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Austin 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Austin, $55.66.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Austin covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Austin, $55.66.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Austin, $0.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Austin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Austin's providers, 85 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 Austin covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Austin 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Austin, $55.66.

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 Austin, $0.59.

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 Austin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Austin's providers, 85 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Austin with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Austin. The next fastest internet provider in Austin is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Citizens Communications offers the cheapest internet in Austin with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Austin, $55.66.

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.

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.

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.