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Internet providers in Geneseo, IL

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Geneseo, IL internet providers

Provider
Mediacom $39.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Geneseo Communications Services $44.95 10 - 10 MbpsDSL99%
Geneseo Communications Services $44.95 10 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic42%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Geneseo internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Geneseo 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 Geneseo area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Geneseo residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 42% of those living in Geneseo.

There are four internet providers serving the Geneseo area, and 97.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Geneseo's four internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Geneseo

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 177 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 7 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 6 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Geneseo

The largest internet providers in Geneseo are Mediacom and Geneseo Communications Services bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Geneseo.

Cable internet from Mediacom is available to nearly all Geneseo residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Geneseo Communications Services, which covers 99% of the area. Geneseo’s third most-available internet provider, Geneseo Communications Services, offers fiber-optic to around 42% of Geneseo residents.

Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Geneseo covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Geneseo, $46.23.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.67 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Geneseo, $1.59.

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 Geneseo. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Geneseo's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Geneseo Communications Services DSL internet

Provider

Geneseo Communications Services

Starting price*
$44.95/mo.
Max download speed

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Geneseo Communications Services offers broadband to all households in Geneseo covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Geneseo Communications Services uses telephone lines in Geneseo 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 Geneseo Communications Services start at $44.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Geneseo, $46.23.

Geneseo Communications Services customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Geneseo, $1.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Geneseo Communications Services offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Geneseo. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Geneseo's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Geneseo Communications Services fiber-optic internet

Provider

Geneseo Communications Services

Starting price*
$44.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

42%

Fiber-optic from Geneseo Communications Services offers broadband to about half of households in Geneseo covering 42% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Geneseo Communications Services is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Geneseo than other internet types.

Internet prices for Geneseo Communications Services start at $44.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Geneseo, $46.23.

Geneseo Communications Services customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Geneseo, $1.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Geneseo Communications Services offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Geneseo. These download speeds are available to 42% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Geneseo's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Geneseo and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Geneseo at $49.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Geneseo at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Geneseo residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Geneseo with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Geneseo. The next fastest internet provider in Geneseo is Geneseo Communications Services, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 42% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Geneseo with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Geneseo, $46.23.

Geneseo Communications Services is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Geneseo, covering 42% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.