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Internet providers in Ottawa, IL

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Ottawa, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL99%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
ClearSKY Systems $59.95 -Wireless100%
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Ottawa internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Ottawa 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 Ottawa area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Ottawa residents. Cable 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 1.350% of those living in Ottawa.

There are eight internet providers serving the Ottawa area, and 98.45% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ottawa's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ottawa

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 189 Mbps 23 Mbps Cable
AT&T 102 Mbps 105 Mbps DSL
Rise Broadband 26 Mbps 7 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Ottawa

The largest internet providers in Ottawa are AT&T, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Ottawa.

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

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Ottawa covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Ottawa 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ottawa, $54.97.

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 Ottawa, $1.77.

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 5 Mbps in Ottawa. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ottawa's providers, 182 Mbps.

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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

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Ottawa covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ottawa 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 Ottawa, $54.97.

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 Ottawa, $1.77.

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 Ottawa. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ottawa's providers, 182 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 Ottawa covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ottawa 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 Ottawa, $54.97.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ottawa, $1.77.

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 Ottawa. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ottawa's providers, 182 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Ottawa with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Ottawa. The next fastest internet provider in Ottawa is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Ottawa with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ottawa, $54.97.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.