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Internet providers in Macomb, IL

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Macomb, IL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL94%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable98%
McDonough Telephone Cooperative $54.95 50 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic76%
ICS Advanced Technologies - -Wired9.117%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Macomb internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Macomb 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 Macomb area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Macomb residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 76% of those living in Macomb.

There are six internet providers serving the Macomb area, and 97.56% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Macomb's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Macomb

The largest internet providers in Macomb are Frontier, Xfinity, and McDonough Telephone Cooperative bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Macomb.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Macomb residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Macomb’s third most-available internet provider, McDonough Telephone Cooperative, offers fiber-optic to around 76% of Macomb residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Macomb covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Macomb 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 Macomb, $44.58.

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 Macomb, $1.86.

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 Macomb. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Macomb's providers, 230 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

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Macomb covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Macomb 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 Macomb, $44.58.

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 Macomb, $1.86.

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 Macomb. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Macomb's providers, 230 Mbps.

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McDonough Telephone Cooperative fiber-optic internet

Provider

McDonough Telephone Cooperative

Starting price*
$54.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

76%

Fiber-optic from McDonough Telephone Cooperative offers broadband to most households in Macomb covering 76% of the area.

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

Internet prices for McDonough Telephone Cooperative start at $54.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Macomb, $44.58.

McDonough Telephone Cooperative customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Macomb, $1.86.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, McDonough Telephone Cooperative offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in Macomb. These download speeds are available to 76% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Macomb's providers, 230 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Macomb and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Macomb at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Macomb at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Macomb residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Macomb with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Macomb. The next fastest internet provider in Macomb is ICS Advanced Technologies, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 9.117% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Macomb with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Macomb, $44.58.

McDonough Telephone Cooperative is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Macomb, covering 76% of the city.

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Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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