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Internet providers in Wheaton, IL

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Wheaton, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
E-vergent.com $59.95 10 - 25 MbpsWireless98%
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Wheaton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Wheaton 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 Wheaton area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Wheaton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Wheaton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Wheaton area, and 96.45% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Wheaton's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Wheaton

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Wheaton residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Wheaton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Wheaton residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Wheaton covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Wheaton 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Wheaton, $44.16.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wheaton, $3.15.

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 Wheaton. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Wheaton's providers, 191 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 Wheaton covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Wheaton 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 Wheaton, $44.16.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wheaton, $3.15.

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 Wheaton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wheaton's providers, 191 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 Wheaton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Wheaton 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 Wheaton, $44.16.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wheaton, $3.15.

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 Wheaton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Wheaton's providers, 191 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Wheaton with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Wheaton. The next fastest internet provider in Wheaton is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Wheaton with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Wheaton, $44.16.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.