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Internet providers in 46806

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic90%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL89%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable97%
Benton Ridge Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic78%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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46806 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 46806 ZIP code 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 46806 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 89% of those living in the 46806 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 46806 area, and 97.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 46806, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 46806

The largest internet providers serving the 46806 ZIP code are Frontier and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 46806 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 89% of the area. Fort Wayne’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 97% of residents in the 46806 ZIP code.

Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 46806 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 46806 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fort Wayne, $42.98.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Wayne, $3.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 46806 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fort Wayne's providers, 186 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 46806 ZIP code, covering 89% 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fort Wayne, $42.98.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Wayne, $3.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 46806 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fort Wayne's providers, 186 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

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 46806 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 46806 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 Fort Wayne, $42.98.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Wayne, $3.58.

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 46806 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Wayne's providers, 186 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 46806 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 46806 and the greater Fort Wayne area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fort Wayne at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Fort Wayne at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 46806 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Fort Wayne may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Fort Wayne cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 46806 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 46806 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 46806. The next fastest internet provider in the 46806 ZIP code is Benton Ridge Telephone Company, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 78% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 46806 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fort Wayne, $42.98.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 46806 ZIP code, covering 90% of the city. Benton Ridge Telephone Company also offers fiber internet in 46806 and is available to 78% of households.

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.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.