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Internet providers in 46405

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46405 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL89%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Midwest Telecom of America $49.95 10 - 40 MbpsWireless99%
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46405 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 46405 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 46405 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.300% of those living in the 46405 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 46405 area, and 87.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 46405, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lake Station

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 6 Mbps 0 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 203 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 46405

The largest internet providers serving the 46405 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 46405 ZIP code, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Lake Station’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 46405 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 46405 ZIP code, covering 89% 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 Lake Station, $59.14.

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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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 46405 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 46405 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 Lake Station, $59.14.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Station, $2.69.

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 46405 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Station's providers, 216 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 46405 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 46405 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Lake Station, $59.14.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Station, $2.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 46405 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lake Station's providers, 216 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 46405 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 46405 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 46405. The next fastest internet provider in the 46405 ZIP code is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 46405 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake Station, $59.14.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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%.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.