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Internet providers in Elmhurst, IL

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Elmhurst, IL internet providers

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.270%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL1.680%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Elmhurst internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Elmhurst 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 Elmhurst area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Elmhurst residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.270% of those living in Elmhurst.

There are seven internet providers serving the Elmhurst area, and 97.70% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Elmhurst's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Elmhurst

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Elmhurst residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Elmhurst’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Elmhurst residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Elmhurst covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Elmhurst 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 Elmhurst, $44.98.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elmhurst, $1.00.

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 Elmhurst. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elmhurst's providers, 357 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Elmhurst covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Elmhurst 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 Elmhurst, $44.98.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elmhurst, $1.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Elmhurst. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elmhurst's providers, 357 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 Elmhurst covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Elmhurst 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 Elmhurst, $44.98.

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 Elmhurst, $1.00.

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 Elmhurst. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elmhurst's providers, 357 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Elmhurst with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.270% of households in Elmhurst. The next fastest internet provider in Elmhurst is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Elmhurst with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Elmhurst, $44.98.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Elmhurst, covering 4.270% of the city.

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.

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%.

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.