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Internet providers in Monticello, IL

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Monticello, IL internet providers

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL95%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $39.95 5 - 15 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Monticello internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Monticello 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 Monticello area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Monticello residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Monticello, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Monticello area, and 92.01% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Monticello's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Monticello

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Monticello residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 97% of the area. Monticello’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Monticello residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Monticello covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Monticello 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 Monticello, $41.58.

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 Monticello, $1.89.

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 Monticello. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monticello's providers, 215 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

97%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Monticello covering 97% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Monticello 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 Monticello, $41.58.

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 Monticello, $1.89.

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 Monticello. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Monticello's providers, 215 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 Monticello covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Monticello 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 Monticello, $41.58.

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 Monticello, $1.89.

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 Monticello. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monticello's providers, 215 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Monticello with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Monticello. The next fastest internet provider in Monticello is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Monticello with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Monticello, $41.58.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.