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Internet providers in Arlington Heights, IL

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Arlington Heights, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL96%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic7.128%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable95%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsCable78%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Arlington Heights internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Arlington Heights is comparable to the rest of Illinois - 95%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Arlington Heights area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Arlington Heights residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 20% of those living in Arlington Heights.

There are seven internet providers serving the Arlington Heights area, and 95.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Arlington Heights's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Arlington Heights

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 146 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 24 Mbps 10 Mbps Wireless
AT&T 169 Mbps 128 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Arlington Heights

The largest internet providers in Arlington Heights are AT&T, Xfinity, and WOW! bringing DSL and cable options to Arlington Heights.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Arlington Heights residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 95% of the area. Arlington Heights’s third most-available internet provider, WOW!, offers cable to around 78% of Arlington Heights residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Arlington Heights covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Arlington Heights 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 AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Arlington Heights, $46.65.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arlington Heights, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Arlington Heights. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Arlington Heights's providers, 392 Mbps.

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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

95%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Arlington Heights covering 95% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Arlington Heights 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 Arlington Heights, $46.65.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arlington Heights, $0.95.

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 Arlington Heights. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Arlington Heights's providers, 392 Mbps.

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WOW! cable internet

Provider
WOW!
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,200 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

78%

Cable from WOW! offers broadband to most households in Arlington Heights covering 78% of the area.

WOW!’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Arlington Heights residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for WOW! start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Arlington Heights, $46.65.

WOW! customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.15 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arlington Heights, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, WOW! offers download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Arlington Heights. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Arlington Heights's providers, 392 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Arlington Heights, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Arlington Heights, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Arlington Heights and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Arlington Heights at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Arlington Heights at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Arlington Heights residents, 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 Arlington Heights may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Arlington Heights DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Arlington Heights with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Arlington Heights. The next fastest internet provider in Arlington Heights is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 7.128% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Arlington Heights with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Arlington Heights, $46.65.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Arlington Heights, covering 7.128% of the city.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.