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Internet providers in South Barrington, IL

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South Barrington, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL94%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic12%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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South Barrington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in South Barrington 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 South Barrington area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of South Barrington residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% of those living in South Barrington.

There are five internet providers serving the South Barrington area, and 99.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Barrington's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in South Barrington

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all South Barrington residents, covering 94% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 12% of the area. South Barrington’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of South Barrington 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

94%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in South Barrington 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 South Barrington, $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 South Barrington, $2.39.

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 South Barrington. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Barrington's providers, 427 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

12%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in South Barrington covering 12% 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 South Barrington than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in South Barrington, $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 South Barrington, $2.39.

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 South Barrington. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Barrington's providers, 427 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 South Barrington covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Barrington 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 South Barrington, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Barrington, $2.39.

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 South Barrington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Barrington's providers, 427 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in South Barrington with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in South Barrington. The next fastest internet provider in South Barrington is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 12% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in South Barrington with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South Barrington, $54.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in South Barrington, covering 12% of the city.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.