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Internet providers in Carlinville, IL

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Carlinville, IL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL91%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Royell Communications - -Wireless58%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless17%
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Carlinville internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Carlinville 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 Carlinville area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Carlinville residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.570% of those living in Carlinville.

There are five internet providers serving the Carlinville area. Among Carlinville's five internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 250 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Carlinville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 12 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Carlinville

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Carlinville residents, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Carlinville’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Carlinville 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 Carlinville covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Carlinville 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 Carlinville, $54.98.

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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 Carlinville covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Carlinville 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Carlinville, $54.98.

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 Carlinville, $2.62.

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 Carlinville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Carlinville's providers, 14 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 Carlinville covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Carlinville 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 Carlinville, $54.98.

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 Carlinville, $2.62.

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 Carlinville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Carlinville's providers, 14 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Rise Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Carlinville with download speeds up to 250 Mbps. These speeds are available to 17% of households in Carlinville. The next fastest internet provider in Carlinville is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Carlinville with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Carlinville, $54.98.

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.

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.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.