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Internet providers in Glen Carbon, IL

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL97%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 120 MbpsCable100%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable4.359%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Glen Carbon internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Glen Carbon 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 Glen Carbon area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Glen Carbon residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Glen Carbon, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Glen Carbon area, and 97.70% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Glen Carbon's seven internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Glen Carbon

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Glen Carbon residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Glen Carbon’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Glen Carbon residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Glen Carbon covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Glen Carbon 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 Glen Carbon, $43.33.

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 Glen Carbon, $1.03.

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 Glen Carbon. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Glen Carbon's providers, 209 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 Glen Carbon covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Glen Carbon 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 Glen Carbon, $43.33.

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 Glen Carbon, $1.03.

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 Glen Carbon. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Glen Carbon's providers, 209 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 Glen Carbon covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Glen Carbon 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 Glen Carbon, $43.33.

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 Glen Carbon, $1.03.

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 Glen Carbon. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Glen Carbon's providers, 209 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Suddenlink Communications is the fastest internet provider in Glen Carbon with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.359% of households in Glen Carbon. The next fastest internet provider in Glen Carbon is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Glen Carbon with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Glen Carbon, $43.33.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

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.