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Internet providers in Decatur, IN

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Decatur, IN internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL86%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Benton Ridge Telephone - -Fiber-optic100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Mercury Wireless Indiana . $65.00 30 - 150 MbpsWireless100%
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Decatur internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Decatur 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 Decatur area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Decatur residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 69% of those living in Decatur.

There are six internet providers serving the Decatur area, and 99.37% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Decatur's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Decatur

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 168 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 20 Mbps 6 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Decatur

The largest internet providers in Decatur are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Decatur.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Decatur residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. Decatur’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Decatur residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Decatur covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Decatur 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $53.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decatur, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Decatur. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 227 Mbps.

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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

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Decatur covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Decatur 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 Decatur, $53.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decatur, $1.54.

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 Decatur. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 227 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 Decatur covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Decatur 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 Decatur, $53.99.

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 Decatur, $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 Decatur. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 227 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Decatur with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Decatur. The next fastest internet provider in Decatur is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 86% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Decatur with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $53.99.

Benton Ridge Telephone is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Decatur, covering 100% of the city.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.