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Internet providers in Murphysboro, IL

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Murphysboro, IL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL88%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Delta Communications - -DSL15%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Murphysboro internet service at a glance

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

There are six internet providers serving the Murphysboro area, and 88.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Murphysboro's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Murphysboro

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 8 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 18 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Viasat 33 Mbps 0 Mbps Satellite
Mediacom 173 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Murphysboro

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Murphysboro residents, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 100% of the area. Murphysboro’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Murphysboro residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Murphysboro covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Murphysboro 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 $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Murphysboro, $50.98.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Murphysboro covering 100% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Murphysboro residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Murphysboro, $50.98.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Murphysboro, $1.38.

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 Murphysboro. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Murphysboro's providers, 264 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Murphysboro covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Murphysboro 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Murphysboro, $50.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Murphysboro, $1.38.

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 Murphysboro. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Murphysboro's providers, 264 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Murphysboro with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Murphysboro. The next fastest internet provider in Murphysboro is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Murphysboro with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Murphysboro, $50.98.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.