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Internet providers in Benton, IL

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Benton, IL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL89%
Delta Communications - -DSL14%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Wisper ISP $65.00 25 - 400 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Benton internet service at a glance

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

There are seven internet providers serving the Benton area, and 13.51% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Benton's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Benton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 7 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Benton

The largest internet providers in Benton are Frontier, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Benton.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Benton residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Benton’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Benton residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Benton covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Benton 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Benton, $56.98.

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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 Benton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Benton 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 Benton, $56.98.

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 Benton, $2.59.

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 Benton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Benton's providers, 16 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Benton covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Benton 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Benton, $56.98.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Benton, $2.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Benton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Benton's providers, 16 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Wisper ISP is the fastest internet provider in Benton with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Benton. The next fastest internet provider in Benton is Rise Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Benton with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Benton, $56.98.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.