cyber week promo image

Cyber Week exclusive: Get a $50 Visa® Reward Card when you order online.

View details

Internet providers in Poplar Grove, IL

Shop the best Poplar Grove internet providers. Compare internet plan pricing and speeds from cable, DSL and fiber-optic providers in your area.

Shop local providers
Poplar Grove City Map

Searching for deals in your area

Poplar Grove, IL internet providers

Need help? Call (844) 451-2720

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable71%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable55%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Shop providers Need help? Call: (844) 512-2720

Poplar Grove internet service at a glance

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

There are seven internet providers serving the Poplar Grove area, and 95.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Poplar Grove's seven internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Poplar Grove

The largest internet providers in Poplar Grove are Frontier, Xfinity, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to Poplar Grove.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Poplar Grove residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 71% of the area. Poplar Grove’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 55% of Poplar Grove residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Poplar Grove covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Poplar Grove 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 Poplar Grove, $39.65.

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 Poplar Grove, $1.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Poplar Grove. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Poplar Grove's providers, 346 Mbps.

Check availability

or call us today: (844) 451-2720

Call us: (844) 512-2720

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

71%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in Poplar Grove covering 71% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Poplar Grove, $39.65.

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 Poplar Grove, $1.89.

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 Poplar Grove. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Poplar Grove's providers, 346 Mbps.

Check availability

or call us today: (844) 451-2720

Call us: (844) 512-2720

Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

55%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to about half of households in Poplar Grove covering 55% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Poplar Grove, $39.65.

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 Poplar Grove, $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 Poplar Grove. These download speeds are available to 55% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Poplar Grove's providers, 346 Mbps.

Check availability

or call us today: (844) 451-2720

Call us: (844) 512-2720

Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Poplar Grove and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Poplar Grove at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Poplar Grove at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Poplar Grove 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 Poplar Grove 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 Poplar Grove DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Poplar Grove with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 55% of households in Poplar Grove. The next fastest internet provider in Poplar Grove is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 71% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Poplar Grove with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Poplar Grove, $39.65.

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.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.