Internet providers in South Chicago Heights, IL

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South Chicago Heights internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in South Chicago Heights 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 Chicago Heights area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of South Chicago Heights residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in South Chicago Heights, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the South Chicago Heights area, and 98.67% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Chicago Heights's five 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 South Chicago Heights

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all South Chicago Heights residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. South Chicago Heights’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of South Chicago Heights 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

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in South Chicago Heights covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in South Chicago Heights 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 South Chicago Heights, $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 South Chicago Heights, $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 South Chicago Heights. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South Chicago Heights'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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in South Chicago Heights covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Chicago Heights 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 Chicago Heights, $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 South Chicago Heights, $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 South Chicago Heights. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Chicago Heights'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 South Chicago Heights covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of South Chicago Heights 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 South Chicago Heights, $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 South Chicago Heights, $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 South Chicago Heights. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South Chicago Heights's providers, 278 Mbps.

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South Chicago Heights, IL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Surf Air Wireless, LLC - -Wireless2.776%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in South Chicago Heights with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in South Chicago Heights. The next fastest internet provider in South Chicago Heights is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.