Internet providers in Carlinville, IL

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Carlinville internet service at a glance

At 91%, 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 91% of Carlinville residents. No cable or fiber-optic providers are currently available in Carlinville, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Carlinville area. Among Carlinville's five internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 25 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Carlinville

The largest internet providers in Carlinville are Frontier, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. 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, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Carlinville residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

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 $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Carlinville, $44.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carlinville, $6.43.

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 Carlinville. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Carlinville's providers, 20 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 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Carlinville, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carlinville, $6.43.

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, 20 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Carlinville covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. 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, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Carlinville, $44.99.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carlinville, $6.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 12 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, 20 Mbps.

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Carlinville, IL internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 24 MbpsDSL91%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Royell Communications, Inc. - -Wireless58%
JAB Wireless, Inc. - -Wireless17%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

HughesNet is the fastest internet provider in Carlinville with download speeds up to 25 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Carlinville. The next fastest internet provider in Carlinville is Royell Communications, Inc., offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 58% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Carlinville with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Carlinville, $44.99.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.