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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL96%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL2.136%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Wilmington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Wilmington 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 Wilmington area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Wilmington residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Wilmington, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the Wilmington area, and 95.11% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Wilmington's eight internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Wilmington

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Wilmington residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 96% of the area. Wilmington’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Wilmington residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Wilmington covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Wilmington 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Wilmington, $39.65.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilmington, $1.47.

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 Wilmington. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Wilmington's providers, 190 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

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Wilmington covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Wilmington residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Wilmington, $39.65.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilmington, $1.47.

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 Wilmington. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wilmington's providers, 190 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 Wilmington covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Wilmington 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 Wilmington, $39.65.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilmington, $1.47.

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

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Wilmington with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Wilmington. The next fastest internet provider in Wilmington is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Wilmington with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Wilmington, $39.65.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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%.