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Internet providers in Princeton, IL

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Princeton, IL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL88%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.693%
Marseilles Telephone Company - -DSL100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Princeton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Princeton 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 Princeton area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Princeton residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.880% of those living in Princeton.

There are nine internet providers serving the Princeton area, and 99.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Princeton's nine internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Princeton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 192 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 32 Mbps 5 Mbps Wireless
Frontier 11 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Princeton

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Princeton residents, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Princeton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Princeton residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Princeton covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Princeton 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 $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Princeton, $50.69.

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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

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Princeton covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Princeton 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 Princeton, $50.69.

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 Princeton, $1.33.

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 Princeton. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 209 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 Princeton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Princeton 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 Princeton, $50.69.

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 Princeton, $1.33.

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 Princeton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 209 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Princeton with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Princeton. The next fastest internet provider in Princeton is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.693% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Princeton with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Princeton, $50.69.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

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.

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.