Internet providers in Barrington, IL

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Barrington, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
E-vergent.com $59.95 10 - 25 MbpsWireless81%
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Barrington internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Barrington 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 Barrington area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Barrington residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Barrington, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Barrington area, and 99.02% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Barrington's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Barrington

The largest internet providers in Barrington are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Barrington.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Barrington residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Barrington’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Barrington residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Barrington covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Barrington 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Barrington, $45.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barrington, $2.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Barrington. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Barrington's providers, 227 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Barrington covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Barrington 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 Barrington, $45.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barrington, $2.87.

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 Barrington. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Barrington's providers, 227 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Barrington covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Barrington where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Barrington, $45.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barrington, $2.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Barrington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Barrington's providers, 227 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Barrington with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Barrington. The next fastest internet provider in Barrington is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Barrington with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Barrington, $45.99.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.