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Internet providers in Palatine, IL

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Palatine, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.543%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable98%
WideOpenWest - -Cable1.484%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Palatine internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Palatine 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 Palatine area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Palatine residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.540% of those living in Palatine.

There are seven internet providers serving the Palatine area, and 95.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Palatine's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Palatine

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Palatine residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Palatine’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Palatine residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Palatine covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Palatine 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Palatine, $45.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Palatine, $2.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Palatine. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Palatine's providers, 427 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

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Palatine covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Palatine 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 Palatine, $45.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Palatine, $2.56.

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 Palatine. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Palatine's providers, 427 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 Palatine covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Palatine 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 Palatine, $45.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Palatine, $2.56.

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 Palatine. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Palatine's providers, 427 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Palatine with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.543% of households in Palatine. The next fastest internet provider in Palatine is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Palatine with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Palatine, $45.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Palatine, covering 1.543% of the city.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.