Internet providers in Springfield, IL

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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 $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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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*
$49.99/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 $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Springfield, $41.99.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Springfield, $1.10.

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, 420 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, $41.99.

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, $1.10.

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, 420 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, $41.99.

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 Springfield, $1.10.

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, 420 Mbps.

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Springfield, IL internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL88%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable98%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable5.393%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
JAB Wireless, Inc. - -Wireless100%
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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.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Springfield with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Springfield, $41.99.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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.