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Internet providers in 60173

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60173 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 25 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 987 MbpsCable99%
WOW! $19.99 100 - 600 MbpsCable66%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
E-vergent.com $59.95 10 - 25 MbpsWireless100%
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60173 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 60173 ZIP code 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 60173 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% 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 six internet providers serving the 60173 area, and 99.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 60173, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Schaumburg

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 229 Mbps 67 Mbps Cable
AT&T 154 Mbps 92 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 60173

The largest internet providers serving the 60173 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and WOW! bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 60173 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Schaumburg’s third most-available internet provider, WOW!, offers cable to around 66% of residents in the 60173 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 60173 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines 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 Schaumburg, $46.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.20 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Schaumburg, $1.27.

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 60173 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Schaumburg's providers, 290 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 60173 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 60173 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 Schaumburg, $46.99.

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 Schaumburg, $1.27.

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 60173 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Schaumburg's providers, 290 Mbps.

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WOW! cable internet

Provider
WOW!
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

600 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

66%

Cable from WOW! offers broadband to most households in the 60173 ZIP code, covering 66% of the area.

WOW!’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 60173 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for WOW! start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Schaumburg, $46.99.

WOW! customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Schaumburg, $1.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, WOW! offers download speeds up to 600 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 60173 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Schaumburg's providers, 290 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 60173 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 60173 and the greater Schaumburg area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Schaumburg at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Schaumburg at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 60173 ZIP, 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 Schaumburg 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 Schaumburg DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 60173 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 60173 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 60173. The next fastest internet provider in the 60173 ZIP code is WOW!, offering download speeds up to 600 Mbps to 66% of the area.

WOW! offers the cheapest internet in the 60173 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Schaumburg, $46.99.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

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%.