Internet providers in Evanston, IL

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1. Xfinity
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

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2. AT&T
90% available in Evanston
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
3. Astound Broadband Powered by RCN
77% available in Evanston
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (1)
4. EarthLink
77% available in Evanston
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (44)
5. T-Mobile Home Internet
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
182Mbps

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6. HughesNet
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (124)

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7. Viasat
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
8. Ultra Home Internet
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
110Mbps

User Rating (0)
9. Earthlink Home Internet
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
10. Upstream
33% available in Evanston
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (10)
2. Astound Broadband Powered by RCN
77% available in Evanston
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (1)
3. HughesNet
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (124)

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4. Viasat
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Ooma
50% available in Evanston
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. T-Mobile
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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2. Verizon Wireless
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

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3. AT&T Wireless
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G

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4. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

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5. Mint
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE

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6. Visible
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE

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How much internet speed do I need?

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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What is the best internet provider in Evanston?

Internet Provider Types in Evanston


Cable

85%
Coverage


DSL

82%
Coverage


Fiber

61%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Evanston


3 Mbps

94%
Availability


10 Mbps

94%
Availability


25 Mbps

94%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

94%
Evanston
100%
Illinois
79%
USA

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.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Evanston

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Astound Broadband Powered by RCN offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

EarthLink offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

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Summary of Evanston internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
Xfinity Cable 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
AT&T DSL & Fiber 1000 Mbps 2.0/5
Astound Broadband Powered by RCN Cable 1000 Mbps 1.5/5
EarthLink Fiber 1000 Mbps 2.0/5
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 182 Mbps N/A
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 1.5/5
Viasat Satellite 100 Mbps 1.5/5
Ultra Home Internet 5G Home 110 Mbps N/A
Earthlink Home Internet LTE Home 100 Mbps N/A
Upstream Fiber 1000 Mbps N/A

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 Evanston

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Craig U | 10-19-2014

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.

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