Schaumburg homes are relatively expensive. The white-collar residents who live in them are well educated and work in industries involving computers or math. Nearly 30% of residents were born in another country. Residents use their internet daily to connect with loved ones at home and overseas, further their careers and advance their education.
AT&T is the only DSL provider in the area. Cable internet hook ups are provided by Xfinity and WOW! These services span the area from I-290 to South Barrington Rd. and from Rte. 390 to I-90. Fiber optics have not yet entered the residential internet space in Schaumburg.
Fiber optics are beginning to be offered to businesses. The Zayo Group offers fiber optics to 4% of Schaumburg business and Level 3 Communications has entered the space offering 1% of businesses the fiber optics service. Business can also get copper wire and DSL from Megapath.