Internet providers in Kankakee, IL

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Kankakee, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.128%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable99%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable2.192%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Kankakee internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Kankakee 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 Kankakee area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Kankakee residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Kankakee, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the Kankakee area, and 99.27% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Kankakee's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Kankakee

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Kankakee residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Kankakee’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Kankakee residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Kankakee covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Kankakee 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 Kankakee, $47.12.

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 Kankakee, $1.68.

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 Kankakee. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Kankakee's providers, 450 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Kankakee covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Kankakee 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 Kankakee, $47.12.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kankakee, $1.68.

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 Kankakee. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Kankakee's providers, 450 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 Kankakee covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Kankakee 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 Kankakee, $47.12.

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 Kankakee, $1.68.

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 Kankakee. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Kankakee's providers, 450 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Kankakee with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.128% of households in Kankakee. The next fastest internet provider in Kankakee is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 2.192% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Kankakee with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Kankakee, $47.12.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Kankakee, covering 0.128% of the city.

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.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.