EarthLink Coverage Map

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EarthLink Availability Map

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Expert Overview of EarthLink’s Services

EarthLink offers internet service across 36 states with the greatest coverage in California, Texas, and New York. DSL internet from EarthLink is available to an estimated 174.4 million people, making it the largest residential DSL provider in the U.S. by coverage area.

In addition to DSL broadband, EarthLink also offers fiber internet service—known as HyperLink. Its fiber service is available to approximately 26.5 million people, making it the 2nd largest provider of fiber broadband in the U.S. by coverage area.

Expert Overview of EarthLink Internet’s Services

Founded in 1994, just four years after the first public website in history was launched, EarthLink was one of the early pioneers of the internet. They continue to offer a variety of internet plans equipped with a range of speeds and zero data cap restrictions across the United States; specifically, EarthLink offers DSL and fiber networks throughout the Eastern and Southern United States. However, they do not offer phone or TV services.

After EarthLink was acquired by Trive Capital, they began to offer high-speed fiber internet with speeds up to 1000 Mbps, and since then, they have been rapidly expanding their coverage area—now covering over 50 percent of homes in the nation.

EarthLink DSL vs. Fiber

DSL and fiber internet have some fundamental differences in their capacities, speeds, and wiring.

DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) uses twisted copper phone lines to deliver data as a radio signal while fiber lines are made of tiny strands of glass and deliver data via light. As you might imagine, light travels significantly faster than radio waves. For this reason, fiber internet can provide a connection that is more than ten times faster than DSL.

Another interesting (and useful) distinction between DSL and fiber internet is that DSL cannot offer the same upload and download speeds. Download speeds are always significantly faster than upload speeds with DSL. On the other hand, fiber offers mirrored, or identical, upload and download speeds of up to 1000 Mbps.

For EarthLink customers, DSL is more widely available as it was historically their main internet connection type. It can be expensive and take a while to roll out fiber networks to individual homes; if EarthLink doesn’t yet offer fiber in your area, it should be just a matter of time.

What is EarthLink HyperLink?

First announced in 2016, “HyperLink” reflects all of EarthLink’s current fiber internet plans. Fiber internet is delivered to your home via fiber-optic cables, and data is transferred at the speed of light.

HyperLink plans start at $49.95/month with download speeds up to 50 Mbps and go all the way up to 1000 Mbps for $99.95/month.

Like their DSL plans, none of EarthLink’s HyperLink plans impose data caps.

EarthLink HyperLink: An Affordable Take on Fiber Internet

Most fiber internet providers begin their offers at 100 Mbps while EarthLink HyperLink offers a 50 Mbps plan to start, opening up fiber to customers who may not need the fastest download speeds but need better upload speeds.

HyperLink prices vary from $49.95–99.95/month for speeds ranging from 50–1,000 Mbps.

When compared to other fiber providers, HyperLink is neither the most expensive or the cheapest. However, when compared to other widely-available internet types, such as cable, DSL, or satellite, HyperLink can give customers a significant discount per Mbps.

For instance, the regular rate for EarthLink’s 15 Mbps DSL plan is $54.95/month, or $3.66 per Mbps. On the other hand, the regular rate for the HyperLink 50 Mbps plan is $69.95/month, or about $1.40 per Mbps.

EarthLink Hidden Fees

Most of EarthLink’s plans feature modem rental fees, installation fees, and promotional rates that last for as little as three months.

  • Installation fees can range from $19.95–69.95
  • Modem rentals cost $6.95/month
  • Promotional periods range anywhere from three months to 1-year before the monthly rate increases.

Before committing to a plan, you should thoroughly review your contract and make sure that the agent fully explains the fees, taxes, and promotional rates, including how long they will last. Keep in mind that EarthLink’s plans can widely vary from city to city.

You can avoid some EarthLink fees by following these tips:

  • Purchase your own modem and router that’s compatible with EarthLink services
  • Opt for self-installation

EarthLink Modem and Router: What are your options?

When purchasing an internet plan from EarthLink, you will have the option of renting a modem and router combo to provide Wi-Fi to your home. EarthLink charges $6.95/ month to rent their equipment. While $6.95 might seem like an easy pill to swallow, over time, that money will add up.

In the long run, purchasing your own equipment will end up saving you money. Even if you spend $100 on a modem and router, in 15 months, you will more than break even. If you plan on staying with EarthLink for more than 15 months, purchasing your own router is a more viable financial route in the long run.

EarthLink Availability

EarthLink has been around almost since the beginning of public internet providers. Six years after its founding, EarthLink merged with MindSpring, another internet provider, which expanded its customer base to 2.8 million people. The merger was in 2000 and in that same year, EarthLink reached 5 million customers.

As announced in 2016, EarthLink began to offer fiber internet packages under the name of “HyperLink.” Since 2019, when EarthLink was acquired by Trive Capital, EarthLink has been rapidly expanding its internet service coverage area and now covers over 50 percent of homes in America and offers speeds up to 1000 Mbps.

Availability By State

Alabama 3,055,794 1000 mbps
Arkansas 1,582,538 1000 mbps
California 26,332,974 1000 mbps
Connecticut 22,705 1000 mbps
Delaware 596,037 1000 mbps
District of Columbia 555,755 1000 mbps
Florida 10,098,058 1000 mbps
Georgia 7,054,394 1000 mbps
Illinois 9,879,207 1000 mbps
Indiana 3,390,519 1000 mbps
Kansas 2,099,575 1000 mbps
Kentucky 1,942,565 1000 mbps
Louisiana 3,454,405 1000 mbps
Maryland 4,158,519 1000 mbps
Massachusetts 5,027,501 1000 mbps
Michigan 7,332,275 1000 mbps
Mississippi 2,245,697 1000 mbps
Missouri 3,749,338 1000 mbps
Nevada 527,843 1000 mbps
New Jersey 6,482,027 1000 mbps
New York 12,212,701 1000 mbps
North Carolina 4,056,914 1000 mbps
Ohio 5,908,266 1000 mbps
Oklahoma 2,484,474 1000 mbps
Pennsylvania 7,931,781 1000 mbps
Rhode Island 688,781 1000 mbps
South Carolina 2,537,618 1000 mbps
Tennessee 4,361,483 1000 mbps
Texas 17,184,061 1000 mbps
Virginia 5,184,770 1000 mbps
Wisconsin 3,225,720 1000 mbps

Cities and Towns EarthLink Has Coverage

  • Bessemer, AL
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Mobile, AL
  • Montgomery, AL
  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Conway, AR
  • Fayetteville, AR
  • Fort Smith, AR
  • Hot Springs, AR
  • Jonesboro, AR
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Rogers, AR
  • Springdale, AR
  • Alameda, CA
  • Alhambra, CA
  • Anaheim, CA
  • Antioch, CA
  • Bakersfield, CA
  • Bell Gardens, CA
  • Bellflower, CA
  • Berkeley, CA
  • Buena Park, CA
  • Burbank, CA
  • Canoga Park, CA
  • Canyon Country, CA
  • Carlsbad, CA
  • Carson, CA
  • Chico, CA
  • Chula Vista, CA
  • Citrus Heights, CA
  • Clovis, CA
  • Compton, CA
  • Concord, CA
  • Corona, CA
  • Costa Mesa, CA
  • Daly City, CA
  • Davis, CA
  • El Cajon, CA
  • El Monte, CA
  • Escondido, CA
  • Fairfield, CA
  • Folsom, CA
  • Fontana, CA
  • Fremont, CA
  • Fresno, CA
  • Fullerton, CA
  • Garden Grove, CA
  • Gardena, CA
  • Glendale, CA
  • Hawthorne, CA
  • Hayward, CA
  • Huntington Park, CA
  • Inglewood, CA
  • Irvine, CA
  • Lakewood, CA
  • Livermore, CA
  • Lodi, CA
  • Long Beach, CA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Madera, CA
  • Merced, CA
  • Mission Viejo, CA
  • Modesto, CA
  • Mountain View, CA
  • Napa, CA
  • North Hollywood, CA
  • Oakland, CA
  • Oceanside, CA
  • Orange, CA
  • Pacoima, CA
  • Palmdale, CA
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • Pasadena, CA
  • Pittsburg, CA
  • Pleasanton, CA
  • Porterville, CA
  • Redding, CA
  • Redwood City, CA
  • Reseda, CA
  • Rialto, CA
  • Richmond, CA
  • Riverside, CA
  • Roseville, CA
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Salinas, CA
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • San Jose, CA
  • San Leandro, CA
  • San Marcos, CA
  • San Mateo, CA
  • San Pedro, CA
  • San Ramon, CA
  • Santa Ana, CA
  • Santa Clara, CA
  • Santa Cruz, CA
  • Santa Rosa, CA
  • Simi Valley, CA
  • South Gate, CA
  • Stockton, CA
  • Sunnyvale, CA
  • Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Torrance, CA
  • Tracy, CA
  • Turlock, CA
  • Tustin, CA
  • Vacaville, CA
  • Vallejo, CA
  • Van Nuys, CA
  • Ventura, CA
  • Visalia, CA
  • Vista, CA
  • Walnut Creek, CA
  • Watsonville, CA
  • Westminster, CA
  • Yuba City, CA
  • Washington, DC
  • Newark, DE
  • Wilmington, DE
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Boynton Beach, FL
  • Daytona Beach, FL
  • Delray Beach, FL
  • Deltona, FL
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Fort Pierce, FL
  • Gainesville, FL
  • Hialeah, FL
  • Hollywood, FL
  • Homestead, FL
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Jupiter, FL
  • Lake Worth, FL
  • Melbourne, FL
  • Miami, FL
  • Miami Beach, FL
  • Milton, FL
  • Opa Locka, FL
  • Orange Park, FL
  • Orlando, FL
  • Oviedo, FL
  • Palm Bay, FL
  • Palm Coast, FL
  • Panama City, FL
  • Pensacola, FL
  • Pompano Beach, FL
  • Port Saint Lucie, FL
  • Saint Augustine, FL
  • Sanford, FL
  • Spring Hill, FL
  • Vero Beach, FL
  • West Palm Beach, FL
  • Acworth, GA
  • Albany, GA
  • Alpharetta, GA
  • Athens, GA
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Augusta, GA
  • Buford, GA
  • Canton, GA
  • Columbus, GA
  • Conyers, GA
  • Covington, GA
  • Cumming, GA
  • Dallas, GA
  • Decatur, GA
  • Douglasville, GA
  • Duluth, GA
  • Gainesville, GA
  • Jonesboro, GA
  • Kennesaw, GA
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Lithonia, GA
  • Macon, GA
  • Marietta, GA
  • Mcdonough, GA
  • Newnan, GA
  • Norcross, GA
  • Rome, GA
  • Roswell, GA
  • Savannah, GA
  • Smyrna, GA
  • Snellville, GA
  • Stone Mountain, GA
  • Valdosta, GA
  • Warner Robins, GA
  • Woodstock, GA
  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • Aurora, IL
  • Belleville, IL
  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • Champaign, IL
  • Chicago, IL
  • Cicero, IL
  • Decatur, IL
  • Des Plaines, IL
  • Elgin, IL
  • Evanston, IL
  • Joliet, IL
  • Naperville, IL
  • Palatine, IL
  • Peoria, IL
  • Plainfield, IL
  • Rockford, IL
  • Schaumburg, IL
  • Springfield, IL
  • Waukegan, IL
  • Anderson, IN
  • Bloomington, IN
  • Carmel, IN
  • Evansville, IN
  • Fishers, IN
  • Gary, IN
  • Greenwood, IN
  • Hammond, IN
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Kokomo, IN
  • Muncie, IN
  • South Bend, IN
  • Kansas City, KS
  • Lawrence, KS
  • Olathe, KS
  • Overland Park, KS
  • Topeka, KS
  • Wichita, KS
  • Bowling Green, KY
  • Louisville, KY
  • Owensboro, KY
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Denham Springs, LA
  • Houma, LA
  • Lafayette, LA
  • Lake Charles, LA
  • Metairie, LA
  • Monroe, LA
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Shreveport, LA
  • Slidell, LA
  • Boston, MA
  • Brockton, MA
  • Cambridge, MA
  • Dorchester, MA
  • Fall River, MA
  • Lawrence, MA
  • Lowell, MA
  • Lynn, MA
  • New Bedford, MA
  • Quincy, MA
  • Somerville, MA
  • Springfield, MA
  • Worcester, MA
  • Annapolis, MD
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Bethesda, MD
  • Bowie, MD
  • Columbia, MD
  • Ellicott City, MD
  • Frederick, MD
  • Gaithersburg, MD
  • Germantown, MD
  • Glen Burnie, MD
  • Hagerstown, MD
  • Hyattsville, MD
  • Laurel, MD
  • Rockville, MD
  • Silver Spring, MD
  • Upper Marlboro, MD
  • Waldorf, MD
  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • Battle Creek, MI
  • Canton, MI
  • Clinton Township, MI
  • Dearborn, MI
  • Detroit, MI
  • Farmington, MI
  • Flint, MI
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Holland, MI
  • Jackson, MI
  • Kalamazoo, MI
  • Lansing, MI
  • Livonia, MI
  • Macomb, MI
  • Rochester, MI
  • Saginaw, MI
  • Southfield, MI
  • Sterling Heights, MI
  • Troy, MI
  • Utica, MI
  • Warren, MI
  • Waterford, MI
  • Westland, MI
  • Ypsilanti, MI
  • Ballwin, MO
  • Florissant, MO
  • Independence, MO
  • Joplin, MO
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Lees Summit, MO
  • O Fallon, MO
  • Saint Charles, MO
  • Saint Joseph, MO
  • Saint Louis, MO
  • Springfield, MO
  • Gulfport, MS
  • Hattiesburg, MS
  • Jackson, MS
  • Asheville, NC
  • Burlington, NC
  • Cary, NC
  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Durham, NC
  • Gastonia, NC
  • Goldsboro, NC
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Lexington, NC
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Salisbury, NC
  • Wilmington, NC
  • Winston Salem, NC
  • Brick, NJ
  • Camden, NJ
  • Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Clifton, NJ
  • Edison, NJ
  • Elizabeth, NJ
  • Jersey City, NJ
  • Lakewood, NJ
  • Newark, NJ
  • Paterson, NJ
  • Plainfield, NJ
  • Toms River, NJ
  • Trenton, NJ
  • Reno, NV
  • Sparks, NV
  • Albany, NY
  • Astoria, NY
  • Binghamton, NY
  • Bronx, NY
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Elmhurst, NY
  • Far Rockaway, NY
  • Flushing, NY
  • Jamaica, NY
  • New Rochelle, NY
  • New York, NY
  • Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Ridgewood, NY
  • Schenectady, NY
  • Staten Island, NY
  • Syracuse, NY
  • Utica, NY
  • Woodside, NY
  • Yonkers, NY
  • Akron, OH
  • Canton, OH
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Columbus, OH
  • Dayton, OH
  • Middletown, OH
  • Springfield, OH
  • Toledo, OH
  • Warren, OH
  • Westerville, OH
  • Youngstown, OH
  • Edmond, OK
  • Lawton, OK
  • Norman, OK
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Allentown, PA
  • Bethlehem, PA
  • Easton, PA
  • Erie, PA
  • Harrisburg, PA
  • Johnstown, PA
  • Lancaster, PA
  • Norristown, PA
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Reading, PA
  • Scranton, PA
  • West Chester, PA
  • Wilkes Barre, PA
  • York, PA
  • Pawtucket, RI
  • Providence, RI
  • Warwick, RI
  • Anderson, SC
  • Charleston, SC
  • Columbia, SC
  • Florence, SC
  • Greenville, SC
  • Greer, SC
  • Lexington, SC
  • Mount Pleasant, SC
  • North Charleston, SC
  • Simpsonville, SC
  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Summerville, SC
  • Antioch, TN
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Clarksville, TN
  • Cleveland, TN
  • Cordova, TN
  • Franklin, TN
  • Jackson, TN
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Maryville, TN
  • Memphis, TN
  • Murfreesboro, TN
  • Nashville, TN
  • Abilene, TX
  • Allen, TX
  • Amarillo, TX
  • Arlington, TX
  • Austin, TX
  • Beaumont, TX
  • Brownsville, TX
  • Conroe, TX
  • Corpus Christi, TX
  • Cypress, TX
  • Dallas, TX
  • Edinburg, TX
  • El Paso, TX
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Frisco, TX
  • Garland, TX
  • Grand Prairie, TX
  • Harlingen, TX
  • Houston, TX
  • Humble, TX
  • Irving, TX
  • Katy, TX
  • Keller, TX
  • Laredo, TX
  • Longview, TX
  • Lubbock, TX
  • Mcallen, TX
  • Mckinney, TX
  • Mesquite, TX
  • Midland, TX
  • Mission, TX
  • Missouri City, TX
  • New Braunfels, TX
  • Odessa, TX
  • Pasadena, TX
  • Pearland, TX
  • Plano, TX
  • Richardson, TX
  • Richmond, TX
  • Round Rock, TX
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Spring, TX
  • Sugar Land, TX
  • Temple, TX
  • Tyler, TX
  • Victoria, TX
  • Waco, TX
  • Wichita Falls, TX
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Arlington, VA
  • Ashburn, VA
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • Fairfax, VA
  • Falls Church, VA
  • Fredericksburg, VA
  • Hampton, VA
  • Henrico, VA
  • Herndon, VA
  • Leesburg, VA
  • Lynchburg, VA
  • Manassas, VA
  • Midlothian, VA
  • Newport News, VA
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Portsmouth, VA
  • Richmond, VA
  • Roanoke, VA
  • Springfield, VA
  • Stafford, VA
  • Sterling, VA
  • Suffolk, VA
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Williamsburg, VA
  • Woodbridge, VA
  • Appleton, WI
  • Eau Claire, WI
  • Green Bay, WI
  • Janesville, WI
  • Kenosha, WI
  • Madison, WI
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Oshkosh, WI
  • Racine, WI
  • Waukesha, WI

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