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.

11.90%

Population with faster than 1 Gbps available.

10.30%

Population with only 100 Mbps speeds or less available.

6.80%

Population with only 25 Mbps speeds or less available.

31 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

2.20%

Population with no wired internet access available.

97.80%

Population with wired internet access available.

7.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

21

Average broadband score for Illinois

Broadband in Illinois

Largest Cities in IllinoisProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Addison, IL222 Gbps / 20 Mbps13 Mbps / 3 Mbps30
Arlington Heights, IL322 Gbps / 1 Gbps42 Mbps / 33 Mbps33
Aurora, IL372 Gbps / 1 Gbps41 Mbps / 30 Mbps40
Bartlett, IL342 Gbps / 20 Mbps11 Mbps / 2 Mbps30
Belleville, IL231 Gbps / 1 Gbps57 Mbps / 45 Mbps41
Berwyn, IL302 Gbps / 1 Gbps42 Mbps / 35 Mbps26
Bloomington, IL222 Gbps / 30 Mbps23 Mbps / 5 Mbps36
Bolingbrook, IL362 Gbps / 1 Gbps39 Mbps / 31 Mbps34
Buffalo Grove, IL232 Gbps / 20 Mbps15 Mbps / 3 Mbps31
Carol Stream, IL212 Gbps / 1 Gbps65 Mbps / 51 Mbps30
Carpentersville, IL322 Gbps / 1 Gbps41 Mbps / 33 Mbps24
Champaign, IL252 Gbps / 1 Gbps65 Mbps / 47 Mbps42
Chicago, IL412 Gbps / 1 Gbps43 Mbps / 28 Mbps63
Cicero, IL282 Gbps / 20 Mbps9 Mbps / 2 Mbps27
Crystal Lake, IL232 Gbps / 1 Gbps57 Mbps / 46 Mbps26
Decatur, IL212 Gbps / 20 Mbps15 Mbps / 2 Mbps28
DeKalb, IL182 Gbps / 20 Mbps25 Mbps / 4 Mbps25
Des Plaines, IL302 Gbps / 1 Gbps46 Mbps / 37 Mbps38
Downers Grove, IL242 Gbps / 20 Mbps12 Mbps / 2 Mbps26
Elgin, IL382 Gbps / 1 Gbps43 Mbps / 31 Mbps44
Elmhurst, IL232 Gbps / 1 Gbps56 Mbps / 46 Mbps23
Evanston, IL312 Gbps / 1 Gbps44 Mbps / 37 Mbps40
Glenview, IL332 Gbps / 1 Gbps40 Mbps / 32 Mbps31
Hoffman Estates, IL352 Gbps / 1 Gbps39 Mbps / 31 Mbps31
Joliet, IL362 Gbps / 1 Gbps37 Mbps / 31 Mbps26
Lombard, IL202 Gbps / 1 Gbps67 Mbps / 53 Mbps31
Moline, IL20150 Mbps / 50 Mbps15 Mbps / 5 Mbps29
Mount Prospect, IL302 Gbps / 1 Gbps44 Mbps / 35 Mbps31
Naperville, IL382 Gbps / 1 Gbps36 Mbps / 29 Mbps33
Normal, IL202 Gbps / 30 Mbps16 Mbps / 4 Mbps29
Oak Lawn, IL292 Gbps / 1 Gbps44 Mbps / 36 Mbps27
Oak Park, IL312 Gbps / 1 Gbps42 Mbps / 34 Mbps27
Orland Park, IL342 Gbps / 30 Mbps11 Mbps / 3 Mbps35
Palatine, IL322 Gbps / 1 Gbps41 Mbps / 33 Mbps32
Park Ridge, IL322 Gbps / 20 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps31
Peoria, IL242 Gbps / 1 Gbps25 Mbps / 5 Mbps43
Plainfield, IL332 Gbps / 1 Gbps71 Mbps / 35 Mbps49
Quincy, IL102 Gbps / 1 Gbps50 Mbps / 28 Mbps47
Rock Island, IL22150 Mbps / 50 Mbps15 Mbps / 4 Mbps35
Rockford, IL202 Gbps / 20 Mbps22 Mbps / 4 Mbps33
Romeoville, IL322 Gbps / 30 Mbps10 Mbps / 3 Mbps30
Schaumburg, IL332 Gbps / 20 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps31
Skokie, IL312 Gbps / 1 Gbps48 Mbps / 37 Mbps43
Springfield, IL282 Gbps / 20 Mbps17 Mbps / 3 Mbps34
Streamwood, IL322 Gbps / 20 Mbps11 Mbps / 2 Mbps31
Tinley Park, IL282 Gbps / 20 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps27
Urbana, IL242 Gbps / 1 Gbps35 Mbps / 15 Mbps54
Waukegan, IL252 Gbps / 20 Mbps11 Mbps / 2 Mbps24
Wheaton, IL212 Gbps / 1 Gbps63 Mbps / 50 Mbps30
Wheeling, IL322 Gbps / 1 Gbps42 Mbps / 33 Mbps31
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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ProviderAvg. Speeds
HughesNet25 Mbps
Viasat25 Mbps
AT&T26 Mbps
Cyberonic11 Mbps
Xfinity191 Mbps
JAB Broadband8 Mbps
Frontier13 Mbps
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