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Internet providers in Thomson, IL

1. Brightspeed
99% available in Thomson
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
40Mbps

Get a $200 prepaid card when you sign up for Brightspeed Fiber!

2. Mediacom
74% available in Thomson
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

Limited time offer: $100 credit on all internet packages. See terms for more info.

3. Hughesnet
99% available in Thomson
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(417)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

4. Viasat
99% available in Thomson
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
5. Nextlink Internet
14% available in Thomson
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. TDS Telecom
99% available in Thomson
Connection:
Cable, DSL, Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Sand Prairie
99% available in Thomson
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Mediacom
74% available in Thomson
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

Limited time offer: $100 credit on all internet packages. See terms for more info.

2. Hughesnet
99% available in Thomson
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(417)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

3. Viasat
99% available in Thomson
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
4. Nextlink Internet
14% available in Thomson
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. TDS Telecom
99% available in Thomson
Connection:
Cable, DSL, Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Sand Prairie
99% available in Thomson
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Thomson
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Thomson
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. AT&T Wireless
100% available in Thomson
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. Verizon Wireless
99% available in Thomson
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

What’s a good internet speed?

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Thomson

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Thomson area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$65.42/mo

Average speed
41.9 Mbps

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Thomson Residential Internet Coverage

Located in the far northwestern corner of Illinois, Thomson is a fairly small town with just under 600 residents. The town is known for its large watermelon crops each year. As a resident or business owner in Thomson, you can make each day a little more fun and productive with high speed Internet options on this page.

Why not start your search for the ideal Internet service provider with CenturyLink? Not only does CenturyLink offer coverage to all of Thomson, it brings its network to many other communities in northwestern Illinois. Depending on your needs, you can get DSL or fiber optic coverage through this company. Frontier is another popular choice for high speed DSL, reaching several parts of Thomson.

Those looking for cable service in Thomson often turn to Mediacom, one of the largest cable providers in this region of the country. On top of that, Mediacom boasts some of the community's fastest download speeds.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Thomson

Average download speed
41.89 Mbps

Average upload speed
27.34 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
24.25 ms

Average jitter
26.83 ms

 

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Summary of Thomson internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Brightspeed DSL 40 Mbps 3.3/5 View Plans for Brightspeed
Mediacom Cable 1000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Mediacom
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Nextlink Internet
TDS Telecom Cable, DSL, Fiber & Other Copper Wireline 1000 Mbps 2.0/5 View Plans for TDS Telecom
Sand Prairie Fiber & Fixed Wireless 1000 Mbps 5.0/5 View Plans for Sand Prairie

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.

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