Internet providers in Bloomington, IL

Shop the best Bloomington internet providers. Compare internet plan pricing and speeds from cable, DSL and fiber-optic providers in your area.

Shop local providers
Bloomington City Map

Searching for deals in your area

Bloomington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Bloomington 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 Bloomington area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Bloomington residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 41% of those living in Bloomington.

There are eight internet providers serving the Bloomington area, and 94.39% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Bloomington's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

See all providers

Top high-speed internet providers in Bloomington

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Bloomington residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Bloomington’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 19% of Bloomington residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$24.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Bloomington covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Bloomington 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 $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bloomington, $36.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bloomington, $1.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Bloomington. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bloomington's providers, 412 Mbps.

Check availability

or call us today: (844) 451-2720

Call us: (844) 512-2720

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Bloomington, $36.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bloomington, $1.95.

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 Bloomington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bloomington's providers, 412 Mbps.

Check availability

or call us today: (844) 451-2720

Call us: (844) 512-2720

Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

19%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to a limited number of households in Bloomington covering 19% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Bloomington 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 Bloomington, $36.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.33 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bloomington, $1.95.

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 Bloomington. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bloomington's providers, 412 Mbps.

Check availability

or call us today: (844) 451-2720

Call us: (844) 512-2720

Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Bloomington and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bloomington at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is significantly higher than average for Bloomington at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Bloomington residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Bloomington, IL internet providers

Need help? Call (844) 451-2720

Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 24 MbpsDSL90%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable19%
Metronet Holdings, LLC - -Fiber-optic41%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Shop providers Need help? Call: (844) 512-2720

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Bloomington with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 19% of households in Bloomington. The next fastest internet provider in Bloomington is Metronet Holdings, LLC, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 41% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Bloomington with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bloomington, $36.99.

Metronet Holdings, LLC is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Bloomington, covering 41% of the city.

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.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.