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Internet providers in Belvidere, IL

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Belvidere, IL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL91%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable13%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
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Belvidere internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Belvidere 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 Belvidere area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Belvidere residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Belvidere, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Belvidere area, and 92.03% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Belvidere's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Belvidere

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 139 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 26 Mbps 6 Mbps Wireless
Frontier 22 Mbps 6 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 165 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 8 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Belvidere

The largest internet providers in Belvidere are Frontier, Xfinity, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to Belvidere.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Belvidere residents, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Belvidere’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 13% of Belvidere residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Belvidere covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Belvidere 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Belvidere, $44.98.

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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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Belvidere covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Belvidere 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 Belvidere, $44.98.

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 Belvidere, $1.07.

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 Belvidere. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Belvidere's providers, 410 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to a limited number of households in Belvidere covering 13% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Belvidere, $44.98.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Belvidere, $1.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Belvidere. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Belvidere's providers, 410 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Belvidere and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Belvidere at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Belvidere at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Belvidere 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 Belvidere 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 Belvidere cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Belvidere with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Belvidere. The next fastest internet provider in Belvidere is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 13% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Belvidere with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Belvidere, $44.98.

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Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

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