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Rensselaer, IN internet providers

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CenturyLink $45 12 - 80 MbpsDSL82%
TV Cable Of Rensselaer Inc. - -Cable94%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
TWN Communications $49.95 5 - 10 MbpsWireless100%
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Rensselaer internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Rensselaer residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Rensselaer, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Rensselaer area, and 94.36% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Rensselaer's seven internet providers, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Rensselaer

The largest internet providers in Rensselaer are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Rensselaer.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Rensselaer residents, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Rensselaer’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Rensselaer residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Rensselaer covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Rensselaer 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Rensselaer, $51.23.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rensselaer, $3.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Rensselaer. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Rensselaer's providers, 32 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Rensselaer covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Rensselaer 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Rensselaer, $51.23.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rensselaer, $3.66.

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 Rensselaer. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Rensselaer's providers, 32 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Rensselaer covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Rensselaer 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rensselaer, $51.23.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rensselaer, $3.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Rensselaer. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Rensselaer's providers, 32 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

TV Cable Of Rensselaer Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Rensselaer with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Rensselaer. The next fastest internet provider in Rensselaer is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 80 Mbps to 82% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Rensselaer with plans starting at $45/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Rensselaer, $51.23.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

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.