Internet providers in Mount Prospect, IL

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Mount Prospect internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Mount Prospect 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 Mount Prospect area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Mount Prospect residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.380% of those living in Mount Prospect.

There are seven internet providers serving the Mount Prospect area, and 98.80% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Mount Prospect's seven 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 Mount Prospect

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Mount Prospect residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Mount Prospect’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Mount Prospect residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Mount Prospect covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Mount Prospect 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 Mount Prospect, $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 Mount Prospect, $0.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Mount Prospect. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mount Prospect's providers, 534 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Mount Prospect covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Mount Prospect 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 Mount Prospect, $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 Mount Prospect, $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 Mount Prospect. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mount Prospect's providers, 534 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 Mount Prospect covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Mount Prospect 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 Mount Prospect, $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 Mount Prospect, $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 Mount Prospect. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mount Prospect's providers, 534 Mbps.

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Mount Prospect, IL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.378%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 100 MbpsDSL93%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable99%
WideOpenWest - -Cable65%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL1.715%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Mount Prospect with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.378% of households in Mount Prospect. The next fastest internet provider in Mount Prospect is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Mount Prospect, covering 2.378% of the city.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.