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Internet providers in 60642

Find internet providers serving the 60642 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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60642 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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60642 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 60642 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 60642 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 100% of those living in the 60642 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 60642 area. Among four internet providers in 60642, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Chicago

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 115 Mbps 98 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 177 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 60642

The largest internet providers serving the 60642 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 60642 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, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 60642 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.512 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 60642 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Chicago, $54.99.

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, $2.29.

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 0.512 Mbps in 60642 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, 261 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 the 60642 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 60642 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, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chicago, $2.29.

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 60642 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, 261 Mbps.

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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 the 60642 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 60642 ZIP 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 Chicago, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chicago, $2.29.

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 60642 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, 261 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 60642 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 60642 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 60642. The next fastest internet provider in the 60642 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 60642 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chicago, $54.99.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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%.