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Internet providers in South Elgin, IL

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South Elgin, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.324%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsCable1.162%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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South Elgin internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in South Elgin 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 Elgin area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of South Elgin residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 77% of those living in South Elgin.

There are six internet providers serving the South Elgin area, and 99.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Elgin's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in South Elgin

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Fox Valley Internet 6 Mbps 3 Mbps Wireless
Xfinity 199 Mbps 81 Mbps Cable
AT&T 28 Mbps 7 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in South Elgin

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

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

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in South Elgin covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in South Elgin 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 South Elgin, $49.99.

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 Elgin, $0.82.

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 Elgin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Elgin's providers, 542 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 Elgin covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Elgin 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 Elgin, $49.99.

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 South Elgin, $0.82.

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 Elgin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Elgin's providers, 542 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in South Elgin covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of South Elgin 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in South Elgin, $49.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Elgin, $0.82.

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 Elgin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South Elgin's providers, 542 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in South Elgin with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in South Elgin. The next fastest internet provider in South Elgin is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 0.324% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in South Elgin with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South Elgin, $49.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in South Elgin, covering 0.324% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.