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Internet providers in Elgin, IL

1. AT&T
68% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
2. T-Mobile Home Internet
64% available in Elgin
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps

Order online and get a $200 prepaid Mastercard when you switch to T-Mobile Home Internet.

3. EarthLink
94% available in Elgin
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 Elgin
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps

Enjoy Netflix, Peacock, and Apple TV+ for $15/month when added to your Xfinity Internet or Xfinity TV subscription.

5. Metronet
18% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Astound Broadband
86% available in Elgin
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
7. Rise Broadband
99% available in Elgin
Rise Broadband
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
Link not provided
8. Viasat
99% available in Elgin
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
9. Easy Internet Now
95% available in Elgin
Easy Internet Now
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
Link not provided
10. mc.net
1% available in Elgin
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
75Mbps
11. Upstream Network
11% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
12. Intelligent Computing Solutions
19% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
13. Urban Communications
39% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
14. e-vergent
74% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
60Mbps
15. Fox Valley Internet
85% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in Elgin
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(48)
2. Metronet
18% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
3. Earthlink Business
89% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10000Mbps

Get started with a $500 gift card today.

4. Astound Broadband
86% available in Elgin
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
5. Rise Broadband
99% available in Elgin
Rise Broadband
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
Link not provided
6. Viasat
99% available in Elgin
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
7. Easy Internet Now
95% available in Elgin
Easy Internet Now
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
Link not provided
8. mc.net
1% available in Elgin
Connection:
Cable, DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
9. Zayo Group
15% available in Elgin
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
10. Intelligent Computing Solutions
19% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
11. Urban Communications
39% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
12. Ooma
50% available in Elgin
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
13. e-vergent
74% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
60Mbps
14. DLS Internet Services
83% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
15. Fox Valley Internet
85% available in Elgin
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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

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

User Rating

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4. Verizon Wireless
91% available in Elgin
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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

User Rating
6. Tello Mobile
91% available in Elgin
Connection:
Mobile
Tello Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

What’s a good internet speed?

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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 Elgin

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

Average starting price
$55.44/mo

Average speed
170.1 Mbps

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Elgin Residential Internet Coverage

The middle-income area of Elgin is the eighth largest city in Illinois. Residents are well-educated and quite diverse. Almost 45% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino descent. In addition, nearly 28% of residents are foreign born. Elgin residents rely on their internet services to stay in contact with loved ones in their country of origin and further their careers. 100% of Elgin has access to high-speed internet, which is slightly higher than 95% for all of Illinois.

Cable internet users can opt for either Xfinity or WOW! Both providers reach 98% of residents. AT&T brings DSL to 90% of homes and fiber optics to 7% of Elgin residents south of I-90. Access to fiber optics is likely to increase over time.

Commercial users in the area have access to the same services as residents and additional providers as well. Megapath offers copper wire and DSL to commercial users. Level 3 Communiations and Zayo Group both offer 1% businesses fiber optics.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Elgin

Average download speed
170.09 Mbps

Average upload speed
35.23 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
13.62 ms

Average jitter
20.72 ms

 

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Summary of Elgin 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
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 245 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet
EarthLink Fiber 5000 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for EarthLink
Xfinity Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Xfinity
Metronet Fiber 1000 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for Metronet
Astound Broadband Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Astound Broadband
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 3.5/5
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
Easy Internet Now Fiber 5000 Mbps 4.5/5
mc.net DSL 75 Mbps N/A View Plans for mc.net
Upstream Network Fiber 1000 Mbps N/A View Plans for Upstream Network
Intelligent Computing Solutions Fixed Wireless 10 Mbps N/A View Plans for Intelligent Computing Solutions
Urban Communications Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps N/A View Plans for Urban Communications
e-vergent Fixed Wireless 60 Mbps N/A View Plans for e-vergent
Fox Valley Internet Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps N/A View Plans for Fox Valley Internet

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 Elgin

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on internet providers in Elgin.

XFINITY

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Joanne F | 03-03-2023

ever since i cancelled the cable portion of my service . My internet speed has diminished. Their CS is below horrible. Monopoly. Scam billionaire $$ company! You should be outlawed.

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XFINITY

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Karen B | 11-09-2021

What they tell you on the telephone when you ask about their plans and what they can give you is not the same. They lie about fiber optics and they are also not truthful about what their plans provide.

Was this review helpful? Yes 43 No 4

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XFINITY

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Karen B | 11-09-2021

What they tell you on the telephone when you ask about their plans and what they can give you is not the same. They lie about fiber optics and they are also not truthful about what their plans provide.

Was this review helpful? Yes 43 No 4

XFINITY

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Joanne F | 03-03-2023

ever since i cancelled the cable portion of my service . My internet speed has diminished. Their CS is below horrible. Monopoly. Scam billionaire $$ company! You should be outlawed.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1 No 0

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