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Internet providers in Fairfield, IL

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL93%
Clearwave Communications - -DSL2.764%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Hamilton County Telephone Co-Op - -Wireless100%
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Fairfield internet service at a glance

At 93%, broadband coverage in Fairfield 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 Fairfield area will have access to DSL, which covers 93% of Fairfield residents. No fiber-optic or cable providers are currently available in Fairfield, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Fairfield area, and 2.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fairfield's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 25 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Fairfield

The largest internet providers in Fairfield are Frontier, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Fairfield.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Fairfield residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Fairfield’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Fairfield residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Fairfield covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Fairfield 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fairfield, $45.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairfield, $3.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Fairfield. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Fairfield's providers, 20 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 Fairfield covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Fairfield 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 Fairfield, $45.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairfield, $3.29.

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 Fairfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Fairfield's providers, 20 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Fairfield covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Fairfield 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fairfield, $45.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairfield, $3.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Fairfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Fairfield's providers, 20 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

HughesNet is the fastest internet provider in Fairfield with download speeds up to 25 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Fairfield. The next fastest internet provider in Fairfield is Frontier, offering download speeds up to 24 Mbps to 93% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Fairfield with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fairfield, $45.99.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.

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.

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.