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Internet providers in Smithton, IL

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Smithton, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL77%
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL28%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Wisper ISP $65.00 25 - 400 MbpsWireless100%
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Smithton internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Smithton 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 Smithton area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Smithton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 21% of those living in Smithton.

There are eight internet providers serving the Smithton area, and 96.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Smithton's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Smithton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 160 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable
AT&T 257 Mbps 291 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Smithton

The largest internet providers in Smithton are AT&T, Frontier, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to Smithton.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Smithton residents, covering 77% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 28% of the area. Smithton’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 98% of Smithton 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

77%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Smithton covering 77% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Smithton 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Smithton, $54.99.

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 Smithton, $1.62.

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 Smithton. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Smithton's providers, 226 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

28%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to some, but not many households in Smithton covering 28% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Smithton 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Smithton, $54.99.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Smithton covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Smithton, $54.99.

Mediacom 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 Smithton, $1.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Smithton. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Smithton's providers, 226 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Smithton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Smithton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Smithton at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Smithton residents, 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 Smithton 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 Smithton cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Smithton with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 77% of households in Smithton. The next fastest internet provider in Smithton is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Smithton with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Smithton, $54.99.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.