Is High-speed Internet Available in Metamora, Indiana?

by Joanna Swanson

Metamora, Indiana is located in southeastern Indiana, 65 miles east of Indianapolis. It is a canal town that features horse-drawn canal boats and the oldest operating water-powered mill in Indiana. Downtown is made up of historic buildings from the early 1800s. High-speed Internet is available in Metamora from four different companies.


Comcast offers high-speed Internet services in Metamora. Internet download speed is up to 15 megabytes per second. Customers can choose to add a security suite and can get up to seven email accounts and live online sports. A customizable Internet portal is also available to customers. The Internet portal is the launch pad for email, news, security or digital photo albums.


Satellite Internet is available in Metamora through HughesNet. Three download speeds are available, 1 Mbps, 1.5 Mbps and 2 Mbps. Because HughesNet is powered by satellite, it is available in places that do not ordinarily have access to high-speed Internet. Internet services include multiple email accounts, a customized start page, spam and virus filtering and a 24-month equipment warranty.


WildBlue also provides satellite Internet services to Metamora. Customers receive a dish that is attached to the house in a place that has a clear view of the southern sky. Customers of WildBlue can download from the Internet at 1.5 Mbps and upload at 256 kilobytes per second. Customers do not have to log in to access the Internet, as the connection is always open.


AT&T; offers people in Metamora high-speed Internet service through DSL. Four speeds are available through AT&T.; The slowest speed available is 768 Kbps. Customers can also choose 1.5 Mbps, 3 Mbps or 6 Mbps. AT&T; Internet also comes with home networking capabilities and safety features. Parental controls are also available that allow parents to control where children go online and how much time they spend on the Internet. Customers can also get access to AT&T;'s Wi-Fi network so they can connect on the go.

About the Author

Based in Laramie, Wyo., Joanna Swanson has been writing in her professional life since 2004. She currently writes for various websites and enjoys reading a wide variety of books. Swanson holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Wyoming.

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