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Internet providers in Plainfield, IL

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Plainfield, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.039%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
Metronet $49.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic83%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Plainfield internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Plainfield 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 Plainfield area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Plainfield residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 85% of those living in Plainfield.

There are eight internet providers serving the Plainfield area, and 99.53% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Plainfield's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Plainfield

The largest internet providers in Plainfield are AT&T, Xfinity, and Metronet bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Plainfield.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Plainfield residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Plainfield’s third most-available internet provider, Metronet, offers fiber-optic to around 83% of Plainfield residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Plainfield covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Plainfield 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 Plainfield, $44.98.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Plainfield, $1.45.

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 Plainfield. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Plainfield's providers, 520 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

100%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Plainfield 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 Plainfield, $44.98.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Plainfield, $1.45.

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 Plainfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Plainfield's providers, 520 Mbps.

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Metronet fiber-optic internet

Provider

Metronet

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

83%

Fiber-optic from Metronet offers broadband to nearly all households in Plainfield covering 83% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Metronet is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Plainfield than other internet types.

Internet prices for Metronet start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Plainfield, $44.98.

Metronet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Plainfield, $1.45.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Metronet offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Plainfield. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Plainfield's providers, 520 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Plainfield, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Plainfield, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Plainfield and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Plainfield at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Plainfield at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Plainfield residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Plainfield may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Plainfield cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Plainfield with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.039% of households in Plainfield. The next fastest internet provider in Plainfield is Metronet, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 83% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Plainfield with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Plainfield, $44.98.

Metronet is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Plainfield, covering 83% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Plainfield and is available to 5.039% of households.

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.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.