Internet providers in East St. Louis, IL

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East St. Louis internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in East St. Louis 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 St. Louis area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of East St. Louis residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in East St. Louis, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the East St. Louis area, and 91.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among East St. Louis's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in East St. Louis

The largest internet providers in East St. Louis are AT&T, Spectrum, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to East St. Louis.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all East St. Louis residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. East St. Louis’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 16% of East St. Louis residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in East St. Louis covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in East St. Louis 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in East St. Louis, $45.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East St. Louis, $0.98.

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 East St. Louis. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all East St. Louis's providers, 246 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in East St. Louis, $45.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East St. Louis, $0.98.

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 St. Louis. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all East St. Louis's providers, 246 Mbps.

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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

16%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to a limited number of households in East St. Louis covering 16% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but East St. Louis 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 East St. Louis, $45.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.33 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East St. Louis, $0.98.

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 East St. Louis. These download speeds are available to 16% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all East St. Louis's providers, 246 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of East St. Louis, you’ll likely have options from cable and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside East St. Louis, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in East St. Louis and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in East St. Louis at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for East St. Louis at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many East St. Louis residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

East St. Louis, IL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL90%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 120 MbpsCable100%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable16%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Wisper ISP Inc. - -Wireless100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in East St. Louis with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 16% of households in East St. Louis. The next fastest internet provider in East St. Louis is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in East St. Louis with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in East St. Louis, $45.99.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.