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Internet providers in Braidwood, IL

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AT&T $30 100 - 50 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable75%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ClearSKY Systems - -Wireless99%
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Braidwood internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Braidwood 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 Braidwood area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Braidwood residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 75% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Braidwood, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the Braidwood area, and 75.41% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Braidwood's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Braidwood

The largest internet providers in Braidwood are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Braidwood.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Braidwood residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 75% of the area. Braidwood’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Braidwood residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Braidwood covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Braidwood 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Braidwood, $41.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Braidwood, $1.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Braidwood. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Braidwood's providers, 218 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

75%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in Braidwood covering 75% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Braidwood 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 Braidwood, $41.99.

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 Braidwood, $1.35.

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 Braidwood. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Braidwood's providers, 218 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Braidwood covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Braidwood 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Braidwood, $41.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Braidwood, $1.35.

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 Braidwood. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Braidwood's providers, 218 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Braidwood with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 75% of households in Braidwood. The next fastest internet provider in Braidwood is Apps Communications, Inc., offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 1.186% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Braidwood with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Braidwood, $41.99.

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.

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.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.