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Internet providers in Washington, IL

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Washington, IL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL93%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Marseilles Telephone Company - -DSL100%
Marseilles Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic99%
i3 Broadband - -DSL4.955%
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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 44% 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 $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Washington

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 169 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
Frontier 9 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

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*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

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 $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Washington, $49.98.

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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

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, $49.98.

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 Washington, $1.78.

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 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, 257 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 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Washington, $49.98.

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 Washington, $1.78.

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, 257 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Washington with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Washington. The next fastest internet provider in Washington is Rise Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 21% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Washington with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Washington, $49.98.

Marseilles Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Washington, covering 99% of the city.

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.

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%.