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Internet providers in East Chicago, IN

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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East Chicago internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in East Chicago 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 East Chicago area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of East Chicago residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in East Chicago, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the East Chicago area, and 98.31% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among East Chicago's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in East Chicago

The largest internet providers in East Chicago are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to East Chicago.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all East Chicago residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. East Chicago’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of East Chicago residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in East Chicago covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in East Chicago 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in East Chicago, $42.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Chicago, $1.12.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in East Chicago. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all East Chicago's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in East Chicago covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in East Chicago, $42.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Chicago, $1.12.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in East Chicago. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all East Chicago's providers, 278 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 East Chicago covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of East Chicago 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 East Chicago, $42.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Chicago, $1.12.

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 East Chicago. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all East Chicago's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in East Chicago with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in East Chicago. The next fastest internet provider in East Chicago is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in East Chicago with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in East Chicago, $42.49.

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.

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%.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.