Internet providers in La Porte, IN

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La Porte, IN internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL90%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable97%
Acme Communications $59.00 25 - 24 MbpsDSL88%
Acme Communications $59.00 25 - 120 MbpsFiber-optic5.182%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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La Porte internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in La Porte 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 La Porte area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of La Porte residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.180% of those living in La Porte.

There are six internet providers serving the La Porte area, and 96.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among La Porte's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in La Porte

The largest internet providers in La Porte are Frontier, Xfinity, and Acme Communications bringing DSL and cable options to La Porte.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all La Porte residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 97% of the area. La Porte’s third most-available internet provider, Acme Communications, offers DSL to around 88% of La Porte residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in La Porte covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in La Porte 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 La Porte, $50.32.

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 La Porte, $1.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in La Porte. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all La Porte's providers, 205 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 La Porte covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but La Porte 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 La Porte, $50.32.

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 La Porte, $1.80.

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 La Porte. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all La Porte's providers, 205 Mbps.

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Acme Communications DSL internet

Provider

Acme Communications

Starting price*
$59/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from Acme Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in La Porte covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from Acme Communications uses telephone lines in La Porte 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 Acme Communications start at $59/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in La Porte, $50.32.

Acme Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.36 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in La Porte, $1.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Acme Communications offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in La Porte. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all La Porte's providers, 205 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of La Porte, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside La Porte, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in La Porte with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in La Porte. The next fastest internet provider in La Porte is Acme Communications, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 5.182% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in La Porte with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in La Porte, $50.32.

Acme Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in La Porte, covering 5.182% 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.

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.

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%.