Internet providers in Manhattan, IL

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Manhattan, IL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.966%
AT&T $30 100 - 25 MbpsDSL97%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ClearSKY Systems - -Wireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Manhattan internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Manhattan 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 Manhattan area will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of Manhattan residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 5.970% of the area. No cable providers are currently available in Manhattan, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Manhattan area. Among Manhattan's seven internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Manhattan

The largest internet providers in Manhattan are AT&T, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Manhattan.

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

AT&T DSL internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Manhattan 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 Manhattan, $44.98.

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 Manhattan, $0.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Manhattan. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Manhattan's providers, 273 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 Manhattan covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Manhattan 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 Manhattan, $44.98.

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 Manhattan, $0.74.

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 Manhattan. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Manhattan's providers, 273 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Manhattan covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Manhattan 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Manhattan, $44.98.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Manhattan, $0.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Manhattan. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Manhattan's providers, 273 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Manhattan with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.966% of households in Manhattan. The next fastest internet provider in Manhattan is XL Broadband, Inc., offering download speeds up to 102 Mbps to 41% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Manhattan with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Manhattan, $44.98.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Manhattan, covering 5.966% of the city.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.