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Internet providers in Sparta, IL

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL95%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable5.905%
Clearwave Communications - -DSL7.028%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Sparta internet service at a glance

At 95%, broadband coverage in Sparta 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 Sparta area will have access to DSL, which covers 95% of Sparta residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 5.910% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Sparta, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Sparta area, and 12.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sparta's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Sparta

The largest internet providers in Sparta are Frontier, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Sparta.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Sparta residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Sparta’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Sparta residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Sparta covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Sparta 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Sparta, $41.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sparta, $1.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Sparta. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Sparta's providers, 265 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 Sparta covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Sparta 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 Sparta, $41.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sparta, $1.61.

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 Sparta. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Sparta's providers, 265 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Sparta covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Sparta 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Sparta, $41.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sparta, $1.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Sparta. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Sparta's providers, 265 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Sparta with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.905% of households in Sparta. The next fastest internet provider in Sparta is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Sparta with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sparta, $41.99.

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.

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.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.