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Internet providers in Oswego, IL

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Oswego, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL97%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic15%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Metronet $39.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Oswego internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Oswego 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 Oswego area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 99% of Oswego residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 93% of those living in Oswego.

There are seven internet providers serving the Oswego area, and 99.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Oswego's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Oswego

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 199 Mbps 105 Mbps DSL
Rise Broadband 28 Mbps 4 Mbps Wireless
Metronet 227 Mbps 204 Mbps Fiber-optic
Xfinity 136 Mbps 38 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Oswego

The largest internet providers in Oswego are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Oswego.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Oswego residents, covering 97% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 15% of the area. Oswego’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Oswego 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

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Oswego covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Oswego 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 Oswego, $46.41.

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 Oswego, $1.41.

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 Oswego. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oswego's providers, 447 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

15%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Oswego covering 15% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Oswego than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Oswego, $46.41.

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 Oswego, $1.41.

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 1,000 Mbps in Oswego. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oswego's providers, 447 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 Oswego covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Oswego 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 Oswego, $46.41.

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 Oswego, $1.41.

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 Oswego. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oswego's providers, 447 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Oswego may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Oswego cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Oswego with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Oswego. The next fastest internet provider in Oswego is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 15% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Oswego with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oswego, $46.41.

Metronet is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Oswego, covering 99% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Oswego and is available to 15% of households.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.