Internet providers in Schaumburg, IL

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Schaumburg internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Schaumburg 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 Schaumburg area will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of Schaumburg residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Schaumburg, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Schaumburg area, and 95.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Schaumburg's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Schaumburg

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Schaumburg residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 93% of the area. Schaumburg’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Schaumburg residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Schaumburg covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Schaumburg 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Schaumburg, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Schaumburg, $1.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Schaumburg. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Schaumburg's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Schaumburg covering 93% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Schaumburg 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 Schaumburg, $47.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Schaumburg, $1.48.

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 Schaumburg. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Schaumburg's providers, 278 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Schaumburg covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Schaumburg 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Schaumburg, $47.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Schaumburg, $1.48.

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 Schaumburg. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Schaumburg's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Schaumburg, IL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 Mbps DSL 94%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 Mbps Cable 93%
WideOpenWest - - Cable 73%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - - DSL 4.896%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Schaumburg with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in Schaumburg. The next fastest internet provider in Schaumburg is WideOpenWest, offering download speeds up to 600 Mbps to 73% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Schaumburg with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Schaumburg, $47.49.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.