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Frontier $27.99 6 - 12 MbpsDSL89%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $39.95 5 - 15 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Paxton internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Paxton 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 Paxton area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Paxton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Paxton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Paxton area, and 88.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Paxton's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Paxton

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Paxton residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 98% of the area. Paxton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Paxton residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Paxton covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Paxton 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Paxton, $41.58.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Paxton, $1.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Paxton. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Paxton's providers, 213 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

98%

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

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Paxton, $41.58.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Paxton, $1.89.

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 Paxton. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Paxton's providers, 213 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 Paxton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Paxton 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 Paxton, $41.58.

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 Paxton, $1.89.

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 Paxton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Paxton's providers, 213 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Paxton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Paxton. The next fastest internet provider in Paxton is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Paxton with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Paxton, $41.58.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.