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Internet providers in 46818

Find internet providers serving the 46818 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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46818 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL87%
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic81%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable94%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL6.020%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable4.800%
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46818 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 46818 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 46818 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 92% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 83% of those living in the 46818 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 46818 area, and 91.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 46818, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Fort Wayne

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 15 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 122 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
Frontier 57 Mbps 51 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 46818

The largest internet providers serving the 46818 ZIP code are Frontier and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 46818 ZIP code, covering 87% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 81% of the area. Fort Wayne’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 94% of residents in the 46818 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

87%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 46818 ZIP code, covering 87% 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 $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fort Wayne, $50.71.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

81%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 46818 ZIP code, covering 81% 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 46818 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fort Wayne, $50.71.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 46818 ZIP code, covering 94% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 46818 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, $50.71.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Wayne, $1.33.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in 46818 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Wayne's providers, 357 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 46818 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 46818 and the greater Fort Wayne area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fort Wayne at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fort Wayne at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 46818 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 $64.99 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, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 46818 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 46818 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in 46818. The next fastest internet provider in the 46818 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 4.800% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 46818 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fort Wayne, $50.71.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 46818 ZIP code, covering 81% of the city.

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.

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.

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.