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Urbana, IL internet providers

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL85%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable97%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.060%
Seaport/CWB iTV-3 Holdco, LLC - -Fiber-optic15%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Urbana internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Urbana 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 Urbana area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Urbana residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 15% of those living in Urbana.

There are eight internet providers serving the Urbana area, and 84.36% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Urbana's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Urbana

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Urbana residents, covering 85% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 97% of the area. Urbana’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Urbana residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

85%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Urbana covering 85% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Urbana 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 Urbana, $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 Urbana, $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 Urbana. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Urbana'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

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Urbana covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Urbana 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 Urbana, $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 Urbana, $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 Urbana. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Urbana'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 Urbana covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Urbana 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 Urbana, $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 Urbana, $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 Urbana. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Urbana's providers, 352 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Urbana with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.060% of households in Urbana. The next fastest internet provider in Urbana is Seaport/CWB iTV-3 Holdco, LLC, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 15% of the area.

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

Seaport/CWB iTV-3 Holdco, LLC is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Urbana, covering 15% of the city.

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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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.