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Internet providers in Barrington, IL

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Barrington, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
E-vergent.com $59.95 10 - 70 MbpsWireless81%
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Barrington internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 100% of Barrington residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 10% of those living in Barrington.

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 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Barrington

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 55 Mbps 20 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 216 Mbps 54 Mbps Cable

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*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Barrington, $54.99.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barrington, $2.62.

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 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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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 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, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barrington, $2.62.

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 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*
$64.99/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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Barrington, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barrington, $2.62.

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

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Barrington with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Barrington. The next fastest internet provider in Barrington is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 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, $54.99.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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