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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable90%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL77%
MetroNet $49.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic88%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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46131 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 46131 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 46131 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% 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 88% of those living in the 46131 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 46131 area, and 91.78% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 46131, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 46131

The largest internet providers serving the 46131 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and MetroNet bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 46131 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 77% of the area. Franklin’s third most-available internet provider, MetroNet, offers fiber-optic to around 88% of residents in the 46131 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 46131 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 46131 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 Franklin, $46.99.

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 Franklin, $1.42.

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 46131 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Franklin's providers, 425 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 46131 ZIP code, covering 77% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $46.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin, $1.42.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 46131 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Franklin's providers, 425 Mbps.

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MetroNet fiber-optic internet

Provider

MetroNet

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

88%

Fiber-optic from MetroNet offers broadband to nearly all households in the 46131 ZIP code, covering 88% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from MetroNet is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 46131 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for MetroNet start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $46.99.

MetroNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin, $1.42.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, MetroNet offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 46131 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Franklin's providers, 425 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 46131 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 46131 and the greater Franklin area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Franklin at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Franklin at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 46131 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 46131 frequently asked questions

MetroNet is the fastest internet provider in the 46131 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 88% of households in 46131. The next fastest internet provider in the 46131 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 90% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 46131 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $46.99.

MetroNet is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 46131 ZIP code, covering 88% of the city.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.