Internet providers in
Evanston, 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 Evanston
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
3. RCN
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. Viasat
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. Atlantic Broadband
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Evanston
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. Megapath
Available in Evanston
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. Atlantic Broadband
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
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At least 6 months in business &
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1. AT&T
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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Evanston Residential Internet Coverage

Evanston is a white-collar city on Lake Michigan. It was built prior to World War II and many of the original buildings are still in use. Nearly 10% of the workforce telecommutes and there are many artists who call Evanston home. As a college town, most residents are well-educated and nearly 20% were born in another country. The demands of telecommuting, maintaining a college campus and providing marketing for the artistic community mean Evanston residents depend on their internet connection. Compared to 95% of all Illinois residents, 100% of Evanston residents have access to high-speed internet.

AT&T provides DSL to 100% of residents while Xfinity reaches 98% of residents with their cable internet offering. Atlantic Broadband is beginning to offer fiber optics from Lake Michigan to Crawford Ave. Currently the services is offered to 1& of residents, but this is expected to expand.

Businesses in Evanston have a few additional choices for high-speed internet. Megapath offers copper wire to every commercial venture and DSL to 91% of businesses.

Internet Provider types in Evanston


Cable

98%
Coverage

DSL

100%
Coverage

Fiber

1%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Evanston,IL


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

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

Summary of Evanston Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
AT&TDSL & Fiber100 Mbps3.0/5
XfinityCable300 Mbps3.5/5
RCNFiber1000 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
Atlantic BroadbandCable & Fiber1000 Mbps3.0/5
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Evanston


Comcast cable is the fastest available where I am located but it is bundled with TV which is worse than broadcast. Their service repairmen are not particularly knowledgeable and have wasted my time and money more than once.

Craig Unruh Evanston, IL2014-10-19

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