Internet providers in Normal, IL

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Normal internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Normal 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 Normal area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Normal 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 38% of those living in Normal.

There are seven internet providers serving the Normal area, and 92.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Normal's seven internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Normal

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Normal residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Normal’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Normal residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$24.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Normal covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Normal 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 $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Normal, $41.24.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Normal, $4.58.

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 Normal. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Normal's providers, 265 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 Normal covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Normal 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 Normal, $41.24.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Normal, $4.58.

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 Normal. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Normal's providers, 265 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 Normal covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Normal 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 Normal, $41.24.

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 lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Normal, $4.58.

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 Normal. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Normal's providers, 265 Mbps.

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Normal, IL internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 24 Mbps DSL 93%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 Mbps Cable 99%
Metronet Holdings, LLC - - Fiber-optic 38%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Metronet Holdings, LLC is the fastest internet provider in Normal with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 38% of households in Normal. The next fastest internet provider in Normal is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Normal with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Normal, $41.24.

Metronet Holdings, LLC is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Normal, covering 38% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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.