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Internet providers in Champaign, IL

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Champaign, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $49.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.558%
AT&T $49.99 10 - 75 MbpsDSL94%
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 987 MbpsCable99%
i3 Broadband $44.99 -Fiber-optic7.927%
Volo Broadband $32.00 250 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.253%
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Champaign internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Champaign 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 Champaign area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Champaign 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 8.740% of those living in Champaign.

There are eight internet providers serving the Champaign area, and 98.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Champaign's eight internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Champaign

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 166 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
AT&T 345 Mbps 147 Mbps Fiber-optic
Volo Broadband 157 Mbps 142 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Champaign

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Champaign residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Champaign’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Champaign residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Champaign covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Champaign 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Champaign, $41.16.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Champaign, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Champaign. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Champaign's providers, 626 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Champaign covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Champaign, $41.16.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Champaign, $0.35.

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 Champaign. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Champaign's providers, 626 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Champaign 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Champaign, $41.16.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Champaign, $0.35.

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 Champaign. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Champaign's providers, 626 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Champaign with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.558% of households in Champaign. The next fastest internet provider in Champaign is i3 Broadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 7.927% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Champaign with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Champaign, $41.16.

i3 Broadband is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Champaign, covering 7.927% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Champaign and is available to 0.558% of households.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.