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Marion, IL internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL93%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Clearwave Communications - -DSL17%
Hamilton County Telephone Co-Op - -Fiber-optic15%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Marion internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Marion 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 Marion area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Marion residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 15% of those living in Marion.

There are eight internet providers serving the Marion area, and 92.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Marion's eight internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Marion

The largest internet providers in Marion are Frontier, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Marion.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Marion residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 98% of the area. Marion’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Marion residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Marion covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Marion 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 Marion, $42.59.

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 Marion, $1.94.

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 Marion. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 216 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

98%

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

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Marion 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 Marion, $42.59.

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 Marion, $1.94.

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 Marion. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 216 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 Marion covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Marion 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 Marion, $42.59.

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 Marion, $1.94.

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 Marion. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 216 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Marion with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Marion. The next fastest internet provider in Marion is Hamilton County Telephone Co-Op, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 15% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Marion with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Marion, $42.59.

Hamilton County Telephone Co-Op is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Marion, covering 15% of the city.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.

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%.