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Internet providers in East Alton, IL

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AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL99%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 120 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Wisper Internet $44.99 5 - 20 MbpsWireless27%
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East Alton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in East Alton 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 East Alton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of East Alton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in East Alton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the East Alton area, and 99.18% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among East Alton's six internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 120 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in East Alton

The largest internet providers in East Alton are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to East Alton.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all East Alton residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. East Alton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of East Alton residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in East Alton covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in East Alton 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 East Alton, $44.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Alton, $1.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in East Alton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all East Alton's providers, 33 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in East Alton covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in East Alton, $44.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Alton, $1.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 120 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in East Alton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all East Alton's providers, 33 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in East Alton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of East Alton 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in East Alton, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Alton, $1.29.

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 East Alton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all East Alton's providers, 33 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in East Alton with download speeds up to 120 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in East Alton. The next fastest internet provider in East Alton is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in East Alton with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in East Alton, $44.99.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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