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Internet providers in Oak Forest, IL

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Oak Forest, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsCable97%
Urban Communications - -Fiber-optic0.561%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Oak Forest internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Oak Forest 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 Oak Forest area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Oak Forest 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 7.300% of those living in Oak Forest.

There are six internet providers serving the Oak Forest area, and 99.81% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Oak Forest's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Oak Forest

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 218 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
AT&T 80 Mbps 31 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Oak Forest

The largest internet providers in Oak Forest are AT&T, Xfinity, and WOW! bringing DSL and cable options to Oak Forest.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Oak Forest residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Oak Forest’s third most-available internet provider, WOW!, offers cable to around 97% of Oak Forest residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Oak Forest 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 $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Oak Forest, $49.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Forest, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Oak Forest. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oak Forest's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Oak Forest 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 Oak Forest, $49.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Forest, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Oak Forest. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oak Forest's providers, 342 Mbps.

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WOW! cable internet

Provider
WOW!
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,200 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from WOW! offers broadband to nearly all households in Oak Forest covering 97% of the area.

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

Internet prices for WOW! start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Oak Forest, $49.99.

WOW! customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.15 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Forest, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, WOW! offers download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Oak Forest. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oak Forest's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Oak Forest, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Oak Forest, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Oak Forest and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Oak Forest at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Oak Forest at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Oak Forest residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Oak Forest with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Oak Forest. The next fastest internet provider in Oak Forest is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Oak Forest with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oak Forest, $49.99.

Urban Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Oak Forest, covering 0.561% of the city.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.