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Internet providers in St. Charles, IL

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St. Charles, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL99%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.835%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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St. Charles internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in St. Charles 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 St. Charles area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of St. Charles residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 92% of those living in St. Charles.

There are six internet providers serving the St. Charles area, and 98.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among St. Charles's six internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in St. Charles

The largest internet providers in St. Charles are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to St. Charles.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all St. Charles residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. St. Charles’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of St. Charles 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

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in St. Charles covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in St. Charles 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 St. Charles, $49.98.

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 St. Charles, $1.92.

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 St. Charles. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all St. Charles's providers, 425 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in St. Charles covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but St. Charles 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 St. Charles, $49.98.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in St. Charles, $1.92.

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 St. Charles. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all St. Charles's providers, 425 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 St. Charles covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of St. Charles 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 St. Charles, $49.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in St. Charles, $1.92.

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 St. Charles. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all St. Charles's providers, 425 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in St. Charles with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in St. Charles. The next fastest internet provider in St. Charles is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 0.835% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in St. Charles with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in St. Charles, $49.98.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in St. Charles, covering 0.835% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.