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Internet providers in Princeton, IL

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Princeton, IL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 -DSL88%
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 987 MbpsCable98%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 200 MbpsCable1.693%
Marseilles Telephone Company $NaN [object Object] - 10 MbpsDSL100%
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 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Princeton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

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 $NaN and available download speeds reach up to 987 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 Marseilles Telephone Company bringing DSL and cable 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, Marseilles Telephone Company, offers DSL to around 100% of Princeton residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Princeton, $49.27.

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 Princeton. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 180 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

987 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Princeton, $49.27.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Princeton, $NaN.

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 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, 180 Mbps.

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Marseilles Telephone Company DSL internet

Provider

Marseilles Telephone Company

Starting price*
$[object Object]/mo.
Max download speed

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Marseilles Telephone Company offers broadband to all households in Princeton covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Marseilles Telephone Company 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 Marseilles Telephone Company start at $[object Object]/mo.*, which is starting price for internet in Princeton, $49.27.

Marseilles Telephone Company customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to [object Object] Mbps, which comes to an estimated $NaN per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Princeton, $NaN.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Marseilles Telephone Company offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 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, 180 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Princeton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Princeton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Princeton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Princeton 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 Princeton may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Princeton DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Princeton with download speeds up to 987 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 200 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, $49.27.

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