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Internet providers in Pontoon Beach, IL

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Pontoon Beach, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL94%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Wisper ISP $65.00 25 - 400 MbpsWireless96%
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Pontoon Beach internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Pontoon Beach 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 Pontoon Beach area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Pontoon Beach residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Pontoon Beach, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Pontoon Beach area, and 92.61% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Pontoon Beach's six internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Pontoon Beach

The largest internet providers in Pontoon Beach are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Pontoon Beach.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Pontoon Beach residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Pontoon Beach’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Pontoon Beach residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Pontoon Beach covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Pontoon Beach 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Pontoon Beach, $60.99.

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 Pontoon Beach, $0.82.

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 20 Mbps in Pontoon Beach. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pontoon Beach's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Pontoon Beach covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Pontoon Beach, $60.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pontoon Beach, $0.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Pontoon Beach. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pontoon Beach's providers, 50 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 Pontoon Beach covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Pontoon Beach 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Pontoon Beach, $60.99.

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 Pontoon Beach, $0.82.

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 Pontoon Beach. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Pontoon Beach's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Pontoon Beach with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Pontoon Beach. The next fastest internet provider in Pontoon Beach is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Pontoon Beach with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pontoon Beach, $60.99.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

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.