Internet providers in 46404

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Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic18%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 25 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable87%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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46404 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 46404 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 46404 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 18% of those living in the 46404 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 46404 area, and 85.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 46404, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 46404

The largest internet providers serving the 46404 ZIP code are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 46404 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 18% of the area. Gary’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 87% of residents in the 46404 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 46404 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Gary, $49.15.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gary, $2.05.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 46404 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Gary's providers, 351 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

18%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 46404 ZIP code, covering 18% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 46404 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Gary, $49.15.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gary, $2.05.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 46404 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 18% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gary's providers, 351 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

87%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 46404 ZIP code, covering 87% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 46404 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 Gary, $49.15.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gary, $2.05.

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 46404 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gary's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 46404 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 46404 and the greater Gary area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Gary at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Gary at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 46404 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 Gary 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 Gary DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 46404 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 46404 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 18% of households in 46404. The next fastest internet provider in the 46404 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 87% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 46404 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Gary, $49.15.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 46404 ZIP code, covering 18% of the city.

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%.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.