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Internet providers in Prospect Heights, IL

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Prospect Heights, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL87%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.146%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable88%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsCable63%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Prospect Heights internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Prospect Heights 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 Prospect Heights area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Prospect Heights residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.220% of those living in Prospect Heights.

There are seven internet providers serving the Prospect Heights area, and 85.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Prospect Heights's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Prospect Heights

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 233 Mbps 93 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 175 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Prospect Heights

The largest internet providers in Prospect Heights are AT&T, Xfinity, and WOW! bringing DSL and cable options to Prospect Heights.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Prospect Heights residents, covering 87% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 88% of the area. Prospect Heights’s third most-available internet provider, WOW!, offers cable to around 63% of Prospect Heights 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

87%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Prospect Heights covering 87% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Prospect Heights 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Prospect Heights, $46.65.

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 Prospect Heights, $0.95.

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 Prospect Heights. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Prospect Heights's providers, 392 Mbps.

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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

88%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Prospect Heights covering 88% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Prospect Heights 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 Prospect Heights, $46.65.

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 Prospect Heights, $0.95.

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 Prospect Heights. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Prospect Heights's providers, 392 Mbps.

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WOW! cable internet

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

1,200 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

63%

Cable from WOW! offers broadband to most households in Prospect Heights covering 63% of the area.

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

Internet prices for WOW! start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Prospect Heights, $46.65.

WOW! customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.15 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Prospect Heights, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, WOW! offers download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Prospect Heights. These download speeds are available to 63% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Prospect Heights's providers, 392 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Prospect Heights and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Prospect Heights at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Prospect Heights at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Prospect Heights 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 Prospect Heights 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 Prospect Heights cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Prospect Heights with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 87% of households in Prospect Heights. The next fastest internet provider in Prospect Heights is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 3.146% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Prospect Heights with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Prospect Heights, $46.65.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Prospect Heights, covering 3.146% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.