Internet providers in Pekin, IL

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Pekin internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Pekin 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 Pekin area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Pekin residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 59% of those living in Pekin.

There are eight internet providers serving the Pekin area, and 99.59% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Pekin's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Pekin

The largest internet providers in Pekin are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Pekin.

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

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Pekin covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Pekin 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 Pekin, $41.79.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pekin, $1.82.

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 Pekin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pekin's providers, 445 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

89%

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Pekin 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 CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Pekin, $41.79.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pekin, $1.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Pekin. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pekin's providers, 445 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 Pekin covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Pekin 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 Pekin, $41.79.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pekin, $1.82.

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 Pekin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pekin's providers, 445 Mbps.

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Pekin, IL internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 Mbps Cable 100%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 Mbps DSL 89%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 Mbps Fiber-optic 0.765%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 1,000 Mbps Cable 3.271%
Seaport/CWB iTV-3 Holdco, LLC - - Fiber-optic 59%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Pekin with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.271% of households in Pekin. The next fastest internet provider in Pekin is Seaport/CWB iTV-3 Holdco, LLC, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 59% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Pekin with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pekin, $41.79.

Seaport/CWB iTV-3 Holdco, LLC is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Pekin, covering 59% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Pekin and is available to 0.765% of households.

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.

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.

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.