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Springfield, IL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL88%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable98%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable5.393%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $39.95 5 - 15 MbpsWireless100%
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Springfield internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Springfield 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 Springfield area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Springfield residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Springfield, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Springfield area, and 91.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Springfield's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Springfield

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Springfield residents, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Springfield’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Springfield residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Springfield covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Springfield 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 $30/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Springfield, $39.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Springfield, $1.11.

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 Springfield. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Springfield's providers, 352 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

98%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Springfield 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 Springfield, $39.99.

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 Springfield, $1.11.

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 Springfield. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Springfield's providers, 352 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 Springfield covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Springfield 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 Springfield, $39.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Springfield, $1.11.

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 Springfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Springfield's providers, 352 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Springfield with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.393% of households in Springfield. The next fastest internet provider in Springfield is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Springfield with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Springfield, $39.99.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.

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.