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Internet providers in Wilmette, IL

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Wilmette, IL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic13%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Wilmette internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Wilmette 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 Wilmette area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Wilmette residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 13% of those living in Wilmette.

There are four internet providers serving the Wilmette area, and 99.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Wilmette's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Wilmette

The largest internet providers in Wilmette are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Wilmette.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Wilmette residents, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 13% of the area. Wilmette’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Wilmette residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Wilmette covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Wilmette 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 Wilmette, $42.49.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilmette, $2.02.

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 Wilmette. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Wilmette's providers, 528 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Wilmette covering 13% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Wilmette than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Wilmette, $42.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilmette, $2.02.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Wilmette. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wilmette's providers, 528 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Wilmette covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Wilmette 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 Wilmette, $42.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilmette, $2.02.

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 Wilmette. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wilmette's providers, 528 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Wilmette, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Wilmette, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Wilmette and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Wilmette at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Wilmette at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Wilmette residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Wilmette with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 13% of households in Wilmette. The next fastest internet provider in Wilmette is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Wilmette with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Wilmette, $42.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Wilmette, covering 13% of the city.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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%.