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Internet providers in Waukegan, IL

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Waukegan, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
E-vergent.com $59.95 10 - 70 MbpsWireless100%
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Waukegan internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Waukegan 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 Waukegan area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Waukegan residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in Waukegan.

There are six internet providers serving the Waukegan area, and 98.42% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waukegan's six internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Waukegan

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 77 Mbps 41 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 671 Mbps 355 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Waukegan

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Waukegan residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Waukegan’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Waukegan 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

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Waukegan covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Waukegan 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Waukegan, $49.98.

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 Waukegan, $2.27.

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 Waukegan. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waukegan's providers, 190 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

99%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Waukegan 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 Waukegan, $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 Waukegan, $2.27.

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 Waukegan. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waukegan's providers, 190 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 Waukegan covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Waukegan 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 Waukegan, $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 Waukegan, $2.27.

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 Waukegan. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waukegan's providers, 190 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Waukegan with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Waukegan. The next fastest internet provider in Waukegan is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.