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Internet providers in Chicago Heights, IL

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Chicago Heights, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsCable93%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 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. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.280% of those living in Chicago Heights.

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 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Chicago Heights

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 30 Mbps 13 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 140 Mbps 24 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Chicago Heights

The largest internet providers in Chicago Heights are AT&T, Xfinity, and WOW! bringing DSL and cable 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, WOW!, offers cable to around 93% of Chicago Heights residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 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 $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Chicago Heights, $49.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chicago Heights, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Chicago Heights. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chicago Heights's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 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, $49.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chicago Heights, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 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, 342 Mbps.

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WOW! cable internet

Provider
WOW!
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,200 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Cable from WOW! offers broadband to nearly all households in Chicago Heights covering 93% of the area.

WOW!’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 WOW! start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Chicago Heights, $49.99.

WOW! customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.15 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chicago Heights, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, WOW! offers download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Chicago Heights. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chicago Heights's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Chicago Heights, you’ll likely have options from cable and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Chicago Heights, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Chicago Heights and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chicago Heights at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chicago Heights at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Chicago Heights residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Chicago Heights with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Chicago Heights. The next fastest internet provider in Chicago Heights is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 100% 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, $49.99.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

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%.