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Internet providers in Cortland, IL

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Cortland, IL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL76%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Cortland internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Cortland 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 Cortland area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Cortland residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 84% of those living in Cortland.

There are eight internet providers serving the Cortland area, and 75.70% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Cortland's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Cortland

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 389 Mbps 58 Mbps Cable
Frontier 9 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Cortland

The largest internet providers in Cortland are Frontier, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Cortland.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most Cortland residents, covering 76% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. Cortland’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Cortland residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

76%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to most households in Cortland covering 76% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Cortland 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Cortland, $45.82.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Cortland covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cortland, $45.82.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cortland, $1.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Cortland. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cortland's providers, 180 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 Cortland covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Cortland 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Cortland, $45.82.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cortland, $1.58.

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 Cortland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Cortland's providers, 180 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Cortland with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Cortland. The next fastest internet provider in Cortland is Rise Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Cortland with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cortland, $45.82.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.