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Internet providers in Peoria, IL

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Peoria, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL87%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.013%
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL6.003%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.302%
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Peoria internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Peoria 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 Peoria area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Peoria residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 34% of those living in Peoria.

There are nine internet providers serving the Peoria area, and 96.59% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Peoria's nine 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 Peoria

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 194 Mbps 179 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 7 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 191 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
Frontier 97 Mbps 6 Mbps DSL
AT&T 33 Mbps 30 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Peoria

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Peoria residents, covering 87% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Peoria’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Peoria residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

87%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Peoria covering 87% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Peoria 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 Peoria, $49.16.

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 Peoria, $1.20.

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 10 Mbps in Peoria. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Peoria's providers, 615 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 Peoria covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Peoria 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 Peoria, $49.16.

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 Peoria, $1.20.

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 Peoria. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Peoria's providers, 615 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 Peoria covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Peoria 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 Peoria, $49.16.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Peoria, $1.20.

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 Peoria. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Peoria's providers, 615 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Peoria with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 87% of households in Peoria. The next fastest internet provider in Peoria is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 0.013% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Peoria with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Peoria, $49.16.

i3 Broadband is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Peoria, covering 13% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Peoria and is available to 0.013% of households.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.