Internet providers in Richmond, IN

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Richmond internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Richmond 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 Richmond area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Richmond residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Richmond, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Richmond area, and 89.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Richmond's seven internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Richmond

The largest internet providers in Richmond are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Richmond.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Richmond residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Richmond’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Richmond residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$24.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

90%

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

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Richmond 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 $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Richmond, $41.24.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 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 Richmond, $4.58.

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 Richmond. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 262 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Richmond covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Richmond 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 Richmond, $41.24.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richmond, $4.58.

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 Richmond. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 262 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 Richmond covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Richmond 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Richmond, $41.24.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richmond, $4.58.

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 Richmond. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Richmond, IN internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 24 MbpsDSL90%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
City of Richmond, Indiana - -Fiber-optic0.006%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Richmond with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Richmond. The next fastest internet provider in Richmond is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Richmond with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Richmond, $41.24.

City of Richmond, Indiana is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Richmond, covering 0.006% of the city.

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.

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.

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.