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Internet providers in Skokie, IL

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Skokie, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL92%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic55%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable97%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsFiber-optic5.496%
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Skokie internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Skokie 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 Skokie area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Skokie residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 84% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 70% of those living in Skokie.

There are five internet providers serving the Skokie area, and 99.67% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Skokie's five internet providers, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Skokie

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 183 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
AT&T 273 Mbps 224 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Skokie

The largest internet providers in Skokie are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Skokie.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Skokie residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 55% of the area. Skokie’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Skokie 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

92%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Skokie covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Skokie 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 Skokie, $49.19.

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 Skokie, $0.35.

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 Skokie. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Skokie's providers, 822 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

55%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in Skokie covering 55% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Skokie than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Skokie, $49.19.

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 Skokie, $0.35.

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 1,000 Mbps in Skokie. These download speeds are available to 55% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Skokie's providers, 822 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Skokie covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Skokie 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 Skokie, $49.19.

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 Skokie, $0.35.

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 Skokie. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Skokie's providers, 822 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Skokie and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Skokie at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Skokie at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Skokie residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Skokie with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in Skokie. The next fastest internet provider in Skokie is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 55% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in Skokie with plans starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Skokie, $49.19.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Skokie, covering 55% of the city. Astound also offers fiber internet in Skokie and is available to 5.496% of households.

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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.

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.