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Internet providers in Merrillville, IN

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Merrillville, IN internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL93%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic13%
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL3.989%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Merrillville internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Merrillville 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 Merrillville area will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of Merrillville residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 21% of those living in Merrillville.

There are eight internet providers serving the Merrillville area, and 95.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Merrillville's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Merrillville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 10 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 190 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
AT&T 92 Mbps 47 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Merrillville

The largest internet providers in Merrillville are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Merrillville.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Merrillville residents, covering 93% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 13% of the area. Merrillville’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 98% of Merrillville residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Merrillville covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Merrillville 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Merrillville, $56.23.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Merrillville, $2.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Merrillville. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Merrillville's providers, 310 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Merrillville covering 13% 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 Merrillville than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Merrillville, $56.23.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Merrillville, $2.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Merrillville. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Merrillville's providers, 310 Mbps.

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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

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Merrillville covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Merrillville 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 Merrillville, $56.23.

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 Merrillville, $2.96.

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 Merrillville. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Merrillville's providers, 310 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Merrillville and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Merrillville at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Merrillville at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Merrillville 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 Merrillville may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Merrillville cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Merrillville with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in Merrillville. The next fastest internet provider in Merrillville is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 13% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Merrillville with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Merrillville, $56.23.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Merrillville, covering 13% of the city.

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.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.