Internet providers in 47906

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL90%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable91%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 25 MbpsDSL1.450%
Metronet $49.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic79%
Wintek Corporation $65.00 250 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic37%
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47906 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 47906 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 47906 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 92% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 81% of those living in the 47906 ZIP code.

There are 11 internet providers serving the 47906 area, and 89.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 11 internet providers in 47906, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 47906

The largest internet providers serving the 47906 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Metronet bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 47906 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 91% of the area. West Lafayette’s third most-available internet provider, Metronet, offers fiber-optic to around 79% of residents in the 47906 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 47906 ZIP code, covering 90% 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in West Lafayette, $45.29.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in West Lafayette, $0.92.

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 47906 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all West Lafayette's providers, 409 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

91%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 47906 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 47906 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 West Lafayette, $45.29.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in West Lafayette, $0.92.

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 47906 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all West Lafayette's providers, 409 Mbps.

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Metronet fiber-optic internet

Provider

Metronet

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

79%

Fiber-optic from Metronet offers broadband to most households in the 47906 ZIP code, covering 79% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Metronet is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 47906 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Metronet start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in West Lafayette, $45.29.

Metronet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in West Lafayette, $0.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Metronet offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 47906 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all West Lafayette's providers, 409 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 47906 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 47906 and the greater West Lafayette area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in West Lafayette at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in West Lafayette at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 47906 ZIP, 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 West Lafayette may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 West Lafayette cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 47906 frequently asked questions

Metronet is the fastest internet provider in the 47906 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 79% of households in 47906. The next fastest internet provider in the 47906 ZIP code is Wintek Corporation, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 37% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 47906 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in West Lafayette, $45.29.

Metronet is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 47906 ZIP code, covering 79% of the city. Wintek Corporation also offers fiber internet in 47906 and is available to 37% of households.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.