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Internet providers in 60640

Find internet providers serving the 60640 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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60640 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.332%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable92%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic25%
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60640 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 60640 ZIP code 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 60640 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 25% of those living in the 60640 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 60640 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 60640, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 60640

The largest internet providers serving the 60640 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and RCN bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 60640 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Chicago’s third most-available internet provider, RCN, offers cable to around 92% of residents in the 60640 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 60640 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines 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, $43.33.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chicago, $0.23.

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 60640 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Chicago's providers, 719 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 the 60640 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 60640 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, $43.33.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chicago, $0.23.

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 60640 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chicago's providers, 719 Mbps.

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RCN cable internet

Provider

RCN

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Cable from RCN offers broadband to nearly all households in the 60640 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

RCN’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 60640 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for RCN start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Chicago, $43.33.

RCN 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 Chicago, $0.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, RCN offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 60640 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chicago's providers, 719 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 60640 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 60640 and the greater Chicago area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chicago at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Chicago at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 60640 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 60640 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 60640 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.332% of households in 60640. The next fastest internet provider in the 60640 ZIP code is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 92% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 60640 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chicago, $43.33.

RCN is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 60640 ZIP code, covering 25% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 60640 and is available to 4.332% of households.

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.

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.

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.