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Internet providers in Chester, IL

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Chester, IL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL96%
Egyptian Internet Services $44.95 6 - 250 MbpsDSL1.612%
Delta Communications - -DSL1.152%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Chester internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Chester 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 Chester area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Chester residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Chester, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Chester area, and 2.76% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Chester's five internet providers, prices start at $44.95 and available download speeds reach up to 250 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Chester

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 18 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Chester

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Chester residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Chester’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Chester residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Chester covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Chester 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 Chester, $58.73.

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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 Chester covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Chester 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Chester, $58.73.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chester, $4.19.

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 Chester. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Chester's providers, 16 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 Chester covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Chester 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 Chester, $58.73.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chester, $4.19.

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 Chester. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chester's providers, 16 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Egyptian Internet Services is the fastest internet provider in Chester with download speeds up to 250 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.612% of households in Chester. The next fastest internet provider in Chester is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Egyptian Internet Services offers the cheapest internet in Chester with plans starting at $44.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chester, $58.73.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.

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