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Internet providers in 46173

Find internet providers serving the 46173 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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46173 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL84%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable76%
NineStar Communications $62.50 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic12%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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46173 internet service at a glance

At 89%, broadband coverage in the 46173 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 46173 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 84% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 75% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in the 46173 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 46173 area, and 73.79% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 46173, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Rushville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 101 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
Frontier 8 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 46173

The largest internet providers serving the 46173 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and NineStar Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most in the 46173 ZIP code, covering 84% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 76% of the area. Rushville’s third most-available internet provider, NineStar Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 12% of residents in the 46173 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 46173 ZIP code, covering 84% 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 Rushville, $57.34.

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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

76%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 46173 ZIP code, covering 76% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 46173 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 Rushville, $57.34.

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 Rushville, $1.91.

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 46173 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 76% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rushville's providers, 341 Mbps.

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NineStar Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

NineStar Communications

Starting price*
$62.5/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

12%

Fiber-optic from NineStar Communications offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 46173 ZIP code, covering 12% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from NineStar Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 46173 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for NineStar Communications start at $62.5/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Rushville, $57.34.

NineStar Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rushville, $1.91.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, NineStar Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 46173 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rushville's providers, 341 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 46173 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 46173 and the greater Rushville area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Rushville at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Rushville at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 46173 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 46173 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 46173 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 76% of households in 46173. The next fastest internet provider in the 46173 ZIP code is NineStar Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 12% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 46173 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rushville, $57.34.

NineStar Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 46173 ZIP code, covering 12% of the city.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.