Internet providers in Evanston, IL

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1. AT&T
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Xfinity
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
  • Self installation –  Easy online ordering 
3. EarthLink
94% available in Evanston
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. RCN
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. Viasat
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. HughesNet
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
7. Foresite Wireless, LLC
158% available in Evanston
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
8. Atlantic Broadband
7% available in Evanston
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (0)
2. Megapath
86% available in Evanston
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
3. Viasat
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. HughesNet
99% available in Evanston
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
5. Foresite Wireless, LLC
159% available in Evanston
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
6. Atlantic Broadband
7% available in Evanston
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. T-Mobile
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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2. AT&T
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

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3. Verizon
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon
4GLTE

User Rating Info
4. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Evanston
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
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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AT&T vs. Xfinity

If you need a lot of speed for your large household, go with AT&T Fiber. Opt for Xfinity to get its widely available high speeds.

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AT&T vs. RCN

Choose AT&T Internet for easy setup and installation. Choose RCN for excellent customer satisfaction ratings, especially in its billing practices.

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Hughesnet vs. Viasat

Get low prices on satellite internet with HughesNet. Order Viasat for superior speeds and newer technology.

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What is the best internet provider in Evanston?

Internet Provider Types in Evanston


Cable

98%
Coverage


DSL

100%
Coverage


Fiber

1%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Evanston


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Evanston
95%
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

AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

EarthLink offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

RCN 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
AT&T DSL & Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.0/5
Xfinity Cable 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
EarthLink Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.5/5
RCN Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.0/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5
Foresite Wireless, LLC Fixed Wireless 6 Mbps N/A
Atlantic Broadband Cable & Fiber 1000 Mbps 2.5/5

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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