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Internet providers in Rockford, IL

Find high-speed internet providers in Rockford, IL, for your home and compare their plans and services.

Internet options in Rockford, IL

If you’ve recently moved to the Rockford area, you may be looking to establish new services with local TV and internet providers. But comparing all of the available companies to work with and the value of their services can take time. Let Allconnect® help you streamline this process by comparing all the best providers for you in the Rockford area.

Rockford internet at a glance

In Rockford, IL, we found nine internet providers that offer residential services. Depending on where you live and the ZIP code of your address, you may have more or fewer options to choose from than other residents.

Internet availability in Rockford, IL

Rockford, IL, residential internet providers

Compare the largest internet providers in Rockford

In Rockford, there are many internet service providers to choose from. However, the three largest internet providers in the area are AT&T, Xfinity and HughesNet. Here is how each provider compares when looking at their overall service, availability and pricing options.

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Allconnect Rating

3.54 / 5

Availability for other Rockford internet providers

  • Frontier Communications – Available to 10% of Rockford residents, offering internet speeds of up to 45 Mbps.
  • Rise Broadband – Offers fixed-wireless coverage to 100% of the Rockford area with internet speeds up to 50 Mbps.
  • Viasat Inc. – Satellite provider available in all rural areas of Rockford.

Locate the best Rockford internet providers near you. Click “Shop providers” to find Rockford internet by the ZIP code that’s closest to you or call to shop plans for your address.

Fastest internet in Rockford

Download speeds 250 Mbps or higher

Rockford – 82%

Illinois – 85%

U.S. – 73%

Download speeds 1,000 Mbps or higher

Rockford – 0%

Illinois – 12%

U.S. – 16%

Rockford has relatively low internet speeds on average when compared to other areas of Illinois. The fastest internet services in Rockford are likely to come from providers using cable networks. Here’s a look at the fastest internet providers in the Rockford area.

Rockford’s fastest max advertised download speeds

  • Xfinity– Cable network with speeds up to 987 Mbps
  • AT&T – DSL network with speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Frontier – DSL network with speeds up to 24 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband – Fixed-wireless network with speeds up to 15 Mbps

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Cheapest internet service providers in Rockford

If you’re trying to find a competitive deal on internet services in Rockford, there are many providers to choose from that are below $50/mo. Bundling your Internet service with other home and TV services is another great way to save.

Cheap internet plans in Rockford

  • Frontier Premium Internet – $44.99/mo.* for up to 45 Mbps
  • Xfinity Performance – $29.99/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink Internet – $24.95/mo.* for up to 15 Mbps.

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Free Wi-Fi hotspots in Rockford

Public Wi-Fi hotspots are available all through the city of Rockford and are a great way to extend your internet services in and out of the home. Keep in mindconnections to public Wi-Fi networks are unsecured, so avoid data transmissions that are sensitive in nature.

Here are a few public places where you can find free Wi-Fi in Rockford:

  • Local cafes, breweries and restaurants, including Katie’s Cup, Wired Cafe, Meg’s Daily Grind and Rockford Roasting Co.
  • Public buildings, especially libraries such as Cherry Valley District Library and Rockford Public Library
  • Chain and franchise restaurants including all Starbucks and McDonald’s in Rockford
  • Winnebago County Courthouse
  • Walmart Supercenter

AT&T and Xfinity customers have access to unlimited Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the city as part of their service. The availability of these hotspots will vary based on the provider’s coverage area.