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Internet providers in Summit, IL

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Summit, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Summit internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Summit 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 Summit area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Summit residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 32% of those living in Summit.

There are four internet providers serving the Summit area, and 99.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Summit's four 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 Summit

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 135 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
AT&T 53 Mbps 29 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Summit

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

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

99%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Summit 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Summit, $54.99.

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 Summit, $2.29.

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 Summit. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Summit's providers, 278 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 Summit covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Summit 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 Summit, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Summit, $2.29.

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 Summit. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Summit's providers, 278 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 Summit covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Summit 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Summit, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Summit, $2.29.

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 Summit. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Summit's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Summit with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Summit. The next fastest internet provider in Summit is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Summit with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Summit, $54.99.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.