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Internet providers in Marion, IL

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Marion, IL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL93%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Delta Communications - -DSL17%
Futiva $49.99 6 - 250 MbpsFiber-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 Futiva bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic 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, Futiva , offers fiber-optic to around 15% 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, $43.27.

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, $2.55.

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, 192 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, $43.27.

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, $2.55.

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, 192 Mbps.

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Futiva fiber-optic internet

Provider

Futiva

Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

15%

Fiber-optic from Futiva offers broadband to a limited number of households in Marion covering 15% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Futiva start at $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Marion, $43.27.

Futiva customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $8.33 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Marion, $2.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Futiva offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Marion. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Marion's providers, 192 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Marion may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Marion cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

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 Futiva , 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, $43.27.

Futiva is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Marion, covering 15% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

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.