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Internet providers in Chicago Heights, IL

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Chicago Heights, IL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
WOW - -Cable93%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Chicago Heights internet service at a glance

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

There are five internet providers serving the Chicago Heights area, and 99.55% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Chicago Heights's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Chicago Heights

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Chicago Heights residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Chicago Heights’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Chicago Heights residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Chicago Heights covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Chicago Heights 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 Chicago Heights, $42.49.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chicago Heights, $1.12.

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 Chicago Heights. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Chicago Heights's providers, 278 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Chicago Heights covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Chicago Heights 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 Chicago Heights, $42.49.

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 Chicago Heights, $1.12.

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 Chicago Heights. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chicago Heights's providers, 278 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 Chicago Heights covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Chicago Heights 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 Chicago Heights, $42.49.

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 Chicago Heights, $1.12.

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 Chicago Heights. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Chicago Heights's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Chicago Heights with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Chicago Heights. The next fastest internet provider in Chicago Heights is WOW, offering download speeds up to 600 Mbps to 93% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Chicago Heights with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chicago Heights, $42.49.

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%.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.