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Internet providers in Decatur, IL

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Decatur, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL95%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
King Street Wireless - -Wireless100%
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Decatur internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Decatur 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 Decatur area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Decatur residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.070% of those living in Decatur.

There are seven internet providers serving the Decatur area, and 97.96% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Decatur's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Decatur

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 33 Mbps 10 Mbps DSL
Rise Broadband 19 Mbps 7 Mbps Wireless
Xfinity 179 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 26 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Decatur

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Decatur residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Decatur’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Decatur 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

95%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Decatur covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Decatur 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 Decatur, $48.31.

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 Decatur, $2.30.

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 Decatur. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 188 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 Decatur covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Decatur 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 Decatur, $48.31.

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 Decatur, $2.30.

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 Decatur. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 188 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 Decatur covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Decatur 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 Decatur, $48.31.

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 Decatur, $2.30.

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 Decatur. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 188 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Decatur with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Decatur. The next fastest internet provider in Decatur is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Decatur with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $48.31.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.