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Internet providers in Des Plaines, IL

1. AT&T
48% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

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2. Spectrum
15% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3. EarthLink
88% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

User Rating(110)

Ranked #1 Overall by Highspeedinternet.com customer satisfaction survey for 2021 & 2022.

4. Xfinity
99% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
5. Astound Broadband
69% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
6. Viasat
99% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
7. Easy Internet Now
96% available in Des Plaines
Easy Internet Now
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
Link not provided
8. Urban Communications
6% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
9. e-vergent
76% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
60Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(41)
2. Spectrum
15% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3. Earthlink Business
86% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
4. Astound Broadband
69% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
5. Viasat
99% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
6. Easy Internet Now
96% available in Des Plaines
Easy Internet Now
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
Link not provided
7. Ooma
50% available in Des Plaines
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
8. Urban Communications
6% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
9. Zayo Group
24% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
10. e-vergent
76% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
60Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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4. Verizon Wireless
70% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. AT&T Wireless
99% available in Des Plaines
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Des Plaines

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Des Plaines area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$58.41/mo

Average speed
154.4 Mbps

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Des Plaines Residential Internet Coverage

Des Plaines, a northern Chicago suburb that sits close to O'Hare International Airport, is served by a wide variety of internet service providers and technologies. Some of the options you can explore include DSL, fiber optic, and cable.

AT&T brings consistent high-speed connections to Des Plaines and other Chicagoland cities. The network sprawls across all of Des Plaines, stretching to reach Rand in the north and Mount Prospect in the south. The network runs from Dempster in the west to Oakton in the east.

Xfinity is a major cable provider in Des Plaines. Its network is fairly similar to what AT&T offers, covering the whole city and many other Chicago suburbs.

WOW! offers several upload and download speeds in Des Plaines, offering plans at various price points. Like other ISPs, WOW! covers most major Chicagoland areas. Some covered neighborhoods include Algonquin, downtown, Touhy, Mount Prospect, and Oakton.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Des Plaines

Average download speed
154.43 Mbps

Average upload speed
55.56 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
16.1 ms

Average jitter
30.04 ms

 

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Summary of Des Plaines internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
AT&T Fiber 5000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for AT&T
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
EarthLink Fiber 5000 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for EarthLink
Xfinity Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Xfinity
Astound Broadband Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Astound Broadband
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
Easy Internet Now Fiber 5000 Mbps 4.5/5
Urban Communications Fixed Wireless 10 Mbps N/A View Plans for Urban Communications
e-vergent Fixed Wireless 60 Mbps N/A View Plans for e-vergent

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Des Plaines

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Lauren N | 02-08-2023

Second time this month the internet is out. Price gouging for garbage service at its finest. We had wow before rcn bought them out and has been a devastating downgrade in service.

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Terrance B | 10-17-2014

I cannot watch movies because I am too far from ATT's "node". When I try to watch a Viedo it get intrupted a few dozen times with the running circle as it is loading. Except for this shortcomming my general service from ATT has be excellent.

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Terrance B | 10-17-2014

I cannot watch movies because I am too far from ATT's "node". When I try to watch a Viedo it get intrupted a few dozen times with the running circle as it is loading. Except for this shortcomming my general service from ATT has be excellent.

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Lauren N | 02-08-2023

Second time this month the internet is out. Price gouging for garbage service at its finest. We had wow before rcn bought them out and has been a devastating downgrade in service.

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