Internet providers in McHenry, IL

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McHenry internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in McHenry 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 McHenry area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of McHenry residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.300% of those living in McHenry.

There are eight internet providers serving the McHenry area, and 99.18% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among McHenry's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in McHenry

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all McHenry residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. McHenry’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of McHenry residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in McHenry covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in McHenry 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in McHenry, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in McHenry, $0.83.

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 McHenry. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all McHenry's providers, 528 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in McHenry covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but McHenry 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 McHenry, $47.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in McHenry, $0.83.

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 McHenry. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all McHenry's providers, 528 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 McHenry covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of McHenry 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 McHenry, $47.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in McHenry, $0.83.

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 McHenry. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all McHenry's providers, 528 Mbps.

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McHenry, IL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic6.302%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL6.790%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in McHenry with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.302% of households in McHenry. The next fastest internet provider in McHenry is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in McHenry with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in McHenry, $47.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in McHenry, covering 6.302% of the city.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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