Internet providers in
Elgin, IL

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5+ Mbps
  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person
10+ Mbps
  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people
20+ Mbps
  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people
40+ Mbps
  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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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.

 
1. AT&T
Available in Elgin
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
3. Mediacom
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
4. Viasat
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. WOW!
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Elgin
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
3. Mediacom
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
4. Viasat
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. Megapath
Available in Elgin
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. WOW!
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
7. Zayo Group
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. Level 3 Communications
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
Lendio
Sponsored
At least 6 months in business &
monthly revenue of $8k?
1. AT&T
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Elgin
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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What is the best internet provider in Elgin?

  • AT&T— Great value
  • Xfinity— High speeds widely available
  • Mediacom— Good for multiple users
  • Viasat— Widely available
  • WOW!— Award-winning customer service

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.

Internet Provider types in Elgin


Cable

100%
Coverage

DSL

90%
Coverage

Fiber

7%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Elgin,IL


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
100%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
100%
Elgin
79%
USA

Summary of Elgin Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
AT&TDSL & Fiber1000 Mbps3.0/5
XfinityCable300 Mbps3.5/5
MediacomCable50 Mbps3.0/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
WOW!Cable50 Mbps3.5/5
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.
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