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There are 61 home TV and internet providers and 88 business providers across all of Illinois. 80.2% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is below average (#33 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in Illinois is more likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

Illinois Internet Service Providers

Internet Provider State Coverage Link
AT&T 81.7% Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast) 76.1% Visit site
Rise Broadband 32% Visit site
e-vergent 20.6% Visit site
Frontier Communications 12.9% Visit site
King Street Wireless 10.8% Visit site
WoW Cable 9.4% Visit site
Mediacom 8.1% Visit site
RCN 6.2% Visit site
Wisper ISP 6% Visit site

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Internet Provider State Coverage Link
Intelligent Computing Solutions 5.8% Visit site
ClearSKY Systems 5.2% Visit site
Spectrum 5.1% Visit site
Nsight 2.1% Visit site
Noize Communications 1.9% Visit site
MTCO Communications 1.8% Visit site
GTT 1.6% Visit site
Metronet 1.4% Visit site
Hospers Telephone Exchange 1.2% Visit site
Pwr-Net 1.1% Visit site
Consolidated Communications 1.1% Visit site
Adams Telephone Co-operative 1.1% Visit site
Fox Valley Internet Inc 1% Visit site
CenturyLink 1% Visit site
TDS 0.9% Visit site
Surf Air Wireless 0.7% Visit site
CASSCOMM 0.7% Visit site
Countrywide Broadband 0.7% Visit site
MR Systems Wireless 0.6% Visit site
H I Cable 0.4% N/A
Shawnee Telephone 0.4% Visit site
Hamilton County Telephone Coop 0.4% Visit site
AgPro Wireless 0.4% Visit site
Harrisonville Telephone Company 0.4% Visit site
Royell Communications 0.3% Visit site
US Cellular 0.3% Visit site
MTC Communications 0.3% Visit site
SpeedConnect 0.3% Visit site
Illinois Electric Cooperative 0.3% Visit site
S&B Technology Consultants 0.3% Visit site
Watch Communications 0.3% Visit site
Webpass 0.2% Visit site
Wabash Communications 0.2% Visit site
Geneseo Communications 0.2% Visit site
Clearwave Communications 0.2% Visit site
jcwifi.com 0.2% Visit site
Midwest Communications 0.2% Visit site
Joink 0.2% Visit site
BLIP Networks 0.2% Visit site
SandPrairie 0.1% Visit site
bspeedy 0.1% Visit site
Access Media Holdings 0.1% Visit site
Grafton Technologies 0.1% Visit site
Egyptian Internet Services 0.1% Visit site
LR Communications 0.1% Visit site
Madison Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
4 SIWI 0.1% Visit site
Madison Communications 0.1% Visit site
XL Broadband 0.1% Visit site
CTI Fiber 0.1% Visit site
McDonough Telephone Cooperative 0.1% Visit site
Mid Century Communications 0.1% Visit site
12Global 0.1% Visit site
Tel-Star Cablevision 0.1% Visit site
Urban Communications 0.1% Visit site
CCAonline 0.1% Visit site
Apps Communications 0.1% Visit site
Highland Communication Services 0.1% Visit site
Unwired ISP 0.1% Visit site
Geneva On-Line 0.1% Visit site
Gridley Telephone 0.1% Visit site
Montrose Mutual Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Zito Media LP 0.1% Visit site
Alhambra-Grantfork Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Comelec Internet Services <.1% Visit site
Volo Broadband <.1% Visit site
Futiva <.1% Visit site
Viola Home Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Leapstream <.1% Visit site
Home Telecom <.1% Visit site
Lazernet <.1% Visit site
Woodhull Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Glasford Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Grafton Telephone Company <.1% N/A
Reynolds Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Nova Cablevision <.1% Visit site
ProTek Comunications <.1% Visit site
AirCell <.1% Visit site
La Harpe Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
ICS Advanced Technologies <.1% Visit site
New Windsor Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
CSI4GINTERNET <.1% Visit site
Oneida Telephone Exchange <.1% Visit site
Tonica Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Century Enterprises <.1% Visit site
McNabb Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Flat Rock Tel Coop <.1% Visit site
Park TV & Cable <.1% Visit site
Birch Communications <.1% Visit site
Sharon Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Veloxinet <.1% Visit site
Crossville Communications <.1% Visit site
DerbyNet <.1% Visit site
ShawneeLink <.1% Visit site
Clarksville Mutual <.1% N/A
Suddenlink <.1% Visit site
Aureon Communications <.1% Visit site
Muscatine Power & Water <.1% Visit site
Future Technologies <.1% Visit site
Skyweb Networks <.1% Visit site
theWISPnet <.1% Visit site
LiteWire <.1% Visit site
CountryWireless <.1% Visit site
Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association <.1% Visit site
Maximum Broadband Solutions <.1% N/A
Leonore Mutual Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
BeyondMedia <.1% Visit site
Kinsman Mutual Telephone Company <.1% N/A
Uniti <.1% Visit site
Maxwire <.1% Visit site
Rural JetNet <.1% Visit site
BridgeMAXX <.1% Visit site
ZochNet <.1% Visit site
Stelle Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Innovatech IT Service Solutions <.1% Visit site
Big River Communications <.1% Visit site
QWireless <.1% Visit site
Prairie Hills Wireless <.1% Visit site
Holway Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Steelville Telephone Exchange <.1% Visit site
Peoples Services <.1% Visit site
All Points Broadband <.1% Visit site
Blackfoot Communications <.1% N/A
Socket Telecom <.1% Visit site
GeoLinks <.1% Visit site

12.6% of Illinoisans have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 3.4% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places Illinois as the 20th most connected state.

Internet Provider Types

96.6% of Illinois homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type % of Illinois
Fiber 9.5%
Cable 89.5%
DSL 92.8%
Fixed Wireless 59.1%

Illinois Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For Illinois the average is 26.9 Mbps. This measure puts Illinois #5 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed % of Illinois
.1 to 5 Mbps 1.1%
6 to 10 Mbps 0.8%
11 to 20 Mbps 3.0%
21 to 30 Mbps 3.7%
31 to 75 Mbps 1.0%
76 to 100 Mbps 0.7%
101 to 250 Mbps 4.5%
251 to 500 Mbps 0.3%
501 to 999 Mbps 66.7%
1 Gbps or more 17.4%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all Illinoisans. Real-world average speeds in Illinois are about 26.9 Mbps, meaning Illinois ranks #22 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in Illinois. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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