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Internet Service in Illinois

Illinois offers extensive Internet options to most of its residents, especially those in urban and sub-urban areas. Wireless Internet is available everyone in Illinois. Cable Internet is available to 92.8% of the population. DSL is an option for 94.1% of people in Illinois. Fiber Internet is a choice for only 14.3% of them.

More than 95% of the population of Illinois has access to high speed wired or wireless Internet. Over 68% of residents of Illinois have the choice of 3 or more Internet providers. Because of this level of accessibility, there’s no surprise that 79.3% of residents of Illinois have high speed Internet at home. But there are still 5.5% of Illinois residents who have no Internet connection available.


Population with faster than 1.00 Gbps available.


Population with only 100.00 Mbps speeds or less available.


Population with only 25.00 Mbps speeds or less available.

31.20 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state


Population with no wired internet access available.


Population with wired internet access available.


Population underserved with minimum service options available


Average broadband score for Illinois

Broadband in Illinois

Largest Cities in IllinoisProvidersMax Speeds (mbps)Avg. Speeds (mbps)Broadband Score
Addison, IL242.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps13.93 Mbps2.61 Mbps30
Arlington Heights, IL332.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps11.84 Mbps2.12 Mbps33
Aurora, IL382.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps14.54 Mbps3.33 Mbps40
Bartlett, IL362.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps11.12 Mbps1.91 Mbps30
Belleville, IL241.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps14.27 Mbps2.05 Mbps41
Berwyn, IL312.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps9.18 Mbps1.49 Mbps26
Bloomington, IL222.00 Gbps30.00 Mbps23.09 Mbps4.76 Mbps36
Bolingbrook, IL372.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps11.58 Mbps3.24 Mbps34
Buffalo Grove, IL252.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps16.17 Mbps2.68 Mbps31
Carol Stream, IL222.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps17.76 Mbps3.07 Mbps30
Carpentersville, IL332.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps10.61 Mbps2.36 Mbps24
Champaign, IL262.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps24.87 Mbps7.08 Mbps42
Chicago, IL422.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps19.15 Mbps3.61 Mbps63
Cicero, IL302.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps9.62 Mbps1.64 Mbps27
Crystal Lake, IL242.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps15.00 Mbps3.34 Mbps26
Decatur, IL232.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps14.65 Mbps2.47 Mbps28
DeKalb, IL182.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps25.36 Mbps3.64 Mbps25
Des Plaines, IL312.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps15.12 Mbps6.16 Mbps38
Downers Grove, IL262.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps12.25 Mbps2.15 Mbps26
Elgin, IL392.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps17.95 Mbps6.06 Mbps44
Elmhurst, IL242.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps13.39 Mbps2.44 Mbps23
Evanston, IL322.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps12.53 Mbps4.75 Mbps40
Glenview, IL342.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps10.66 Mbps1.95 Mbps31
Hoffman Estates, IL352.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps12.06 Mbps2.42 Mbps31
Joliet, IL372.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps10.38 Mbps3.07 Mbps26
Lombard, IL212.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps17.19 Mbps2.97 Mbps31
Moline, IL22150.00 Mbps50.00 Mbps14.47 Mbps4.29 Mbps29
Mount Prospect, IL312.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps11.41 Mbps1.81 Mbps31
Naperville, IL392.00 Gbps30.00 Mbps10.65 Mbps2.69 Mbps33
Normal, IL202.00 Gbps30.00 Mbps16.62 Mbps3.90 Mbps29
Oak Lawn, IL302.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps10.01 Mbps1.65 Mbps27
Oak Park, IL322.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps10.54 Mbps2.75 Mbps27
Orland Park, IL362.00 Gbps30.00 Mbps11.75 Mbps2.77 Mbps35
Palatine, IL332.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps10.91 Mbps1.79 Mbps32
Park Ridge, IL342.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps9.80 Mbps1.73 Mbps31
Peoria, IL262.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps23.91 Mbps4.60 Mbps43
Plainfield, IL342.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps41.28 Mbps5.40 Mbps49
Quincy, IL122.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps42.50 Mbps23.84 Mbps47
Rock Island, IL24150.00 Mbps50.00 Mbps14.09 Mbps4.23 Mbps35
Rockford, IL222.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps20.71 Mbps3.65 Mbps33
Romeoville, IL342.00 Gbps30.00 Mbps10.55 Mbps2.75 Mbps30
Schaumburg, IL352.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps10.37 Mbps1.82 Mbps31
Skokie, IL322.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps18.28 Mbps7.65 Mbps43
Springfield, IL302.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps16.55 Mbps2.81 Mbps34
Streamwood, IL342.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps11.71 Mbps2.01 Mbps31
Tinley Park, IL302.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps10.93 Mbps2.10 Mbps27
Urbana, IL252.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps34.84 Mbps14.68 Mbps54
Waukegan, IL272.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps11.61 Mbps1.93 Mbps24
Wheaton, IL222.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps16.16 Mbps2.85 Mbps30
Wheeling, IL332.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps12.19 Mbps2.02 Mbps31
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Illinois
ProviderAvg. Speeds
Viasat25.00 Mbps
Exede25.00 Mbps
HughesNet25.00 Mbps
Bundle AT&T Internet and DirecTV23.63 Mbps
AT&T U-verse23.63 Mbps
Cyberonic11.00 Mbps
Xfinity from Comcast150.00 Mbps
JAB Broadband7.99 Mbps
Frontier12.78 Mbps
E-Vergent.com14.86 Mbps