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Internet providers in Berkeley, IL

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Berkeley, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL99%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic23%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Berkeley internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Berkeley 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 Berkeley area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Berkeley residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 22% of those living in Berkeley.

There are five internet providers serving the Berkeley area, and 99.79% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Berkeley'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 Berkeley

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 346 Mbps 27 Mbps Cable
AT&T 45 Mbps 31 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Berkeley

The largest internet providers in Berkeley are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Berkeley.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Berkeley residents, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 23% of the area. Berkeley’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Berkeley 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 Berkeley covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Berkeley 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 Berkeley, $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, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Berkeley, $2.39.

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 Berkeley. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Berkeley's providers, 427 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

23%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Berkeley covering 23% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Berkeley than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Berkeley, $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, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Berkeley, $2.39.

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 1,000 Mbps in Berkeley. These download speeds are available to 23% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Berkeley's providers, 427 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

100%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Berkeley 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 Berkeley, $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 Berkeley, $2.39.

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 Berkeley. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Berkeley's providers, 427 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Berkeley with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Berkeley. The next fastest internet provider in Berkeley is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 23% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Berkeley with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Berkeley, $54.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Berkeley, covering 23% of the city.

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.

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.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.