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Internet providers in Hampshire, IL

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Hampshire, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic17%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL85%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable2.329%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Hampshire internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hampshire 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 Hampshire area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Hampshire residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 85% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in Hampshire.

There are eight internet providers serving the Hampshire area, and 98.36% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hampshire's eight internet providers, prices start at $24.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Hampshire

The largest internet providers in Hampshire are AT&T and Mediacom bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Hampshire.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Hampshire residents, covering 85% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 17% of the area. Hampshire’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 99% of Hampshire residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

85%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Hampshire covering 85% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Hampshire 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 Hampshire, $40.70.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hampshire, $1.85.

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 Hampshire. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hampshire's providers, 452 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

17%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Hampshire covering 17% of the area.

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

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hampshire, $40.70.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hampshire, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Hampshire. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hampshire's providers, 452 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hampshire, $40.70.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hampshire, $1.85.

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 Hampshire. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hampshire's providers, 452 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Hampshire with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 17% of households in Hampshire. The next fastest internet provider in Hampshire is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Fox Valley Internet offers the cheapest internet in Hampshire with plans starting at $24.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hampshire, $40.70.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hampshire, covering 17% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

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.