Internet providers in Washington, IL

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Washington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Washington 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 Washington area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Washington residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 99% of those living in Washington.

There are eight internet providers serving the Washington area, and 99.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Washington's eight internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Washington

The largest internet providers in Washington are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Washington.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Washington residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Washington’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Washington residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$24.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Washington covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Washington 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 $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Washington, $41.24.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Washington, $4.58.

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 Washington. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Washington's providers, 262 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Washington covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Washington 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 Washington, $41.24.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Washington, $4.58.

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 Washington. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Washington's providers, 262 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 Washington covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Washington 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 Washington, $41.24.

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 lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Washington, $4.58.

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 Washington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Washington's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Washington, IL internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 24 Mbps DSL 93%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 Mbps Cable 99%
MTCO Corporation - - DSL 100%
MTCO Corporation - - Fiber-optic 99%
Seaport/CWB iTV-3 Holdco, LLC - - DSL 4.955%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

MTCO Corporation is the fastest internet provider in Washington with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Washington. The next fastest internet provider in Washington is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Washington with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Washington, $41.24.

MTCO Corporation is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Washington, covering 99% of the city.

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.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.