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Internet providers in 47901

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47901 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL83%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Metronet $39.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Wintek Corporation - -Fiber-optic5.350%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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47901 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 47901 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 47901 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 83% of those living in the 47901 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 47901 area, and 84.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 47901, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lafayette

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Metronet 324 Mbps 307 Mbps Fiber-optic
Frontier 45 Mbps 6 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 73 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
Wintek Corporation 116 Mbps 67 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 47901

The largest internet providers serving the 47901 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Metronet bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most in the 47901 ZIP code, covering 83% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Lafayette’s third most-available internet provider, Metronet, offers fiber-optic to around 100% of residents in the 47901 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 47901 ZIP code, covering 83% 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 Lafayette, $51.64.

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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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 47901 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 47901 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 Lafayette, $51.64.

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 Lafayette, $1.36.

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 47901 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lafayette's providers, 407 Mbps.

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Metronet fiber-optic internet

Provider

Metronet

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Metronet offers broadband to all households in the 47901 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 47901 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Metronet start at $39.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lafayette, $51.64.

Metronet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lafayette, $1.36.

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 47901 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lafayette's providers, 407 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 47901 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 47901 and the greater Lafayette area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lafayette at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lafayette at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 47901 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 47901 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 47901 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 47901. The next fastest internet provider in the 47901 ZIP code is Metronet, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 47901 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lafayette, $51.64.

Metronet is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 47901 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. Wintek Corporation also offers fiber internet in 47901 and is available to 5.350% of households.

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.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.