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Broadband Score of 62Up-and-Comer

Broadband Service isn’t new to Chicago, IL, but with a Broadband Score of 62, you are not quite at the top. Scores in this range mean that you have a healthy amount of coverage, plenty of affordable options, competitive speeds, and solid reviews.

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Top 6 Broadband Providers in Chicago, IL (View all internet providers in Chicago, IL below)

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HughesNet

Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.

HughesNet provides Satellite in Chicago, IL

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.95

(855) 980-2160

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Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Chicago, IL

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(866) 606-9068

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Viasat

Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

Viasat provides Satellite in Chicago, IL

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 899-9722

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AT&T U-verse

AT&T U-verse Internet offers lightning-fast, high-speed internet with speeds up to 45 Mbps at a great price.

AT&T U-verse provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in Chicago, IL

  • Home Wireless network
  • Access to AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot Network included at no extra charge
  • Anti-virus, anti-spyware and parental controls included
86.11%Excellent Coverage
AT&T U-verse internet pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 441-4668

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Xfinity by Comcast

Comcast customers get access to millions of WiFi hotspots nationwide!

Xfinity by Comcast provides Cable in Chicago, IL

  • Includes Constant Guard, online protection suite (includes Norton)
  • Xfinity Connect app - text and make WiFi calls from your smartphone
  • Access to Millions of WiFi Hotspots
67.67%Good Coverage
Xfinity by Comcast internet pricing starting at:
$29.99

(855) 410-1914

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RCN Telecom Services

Award-winning, high-speed internet service with super fast speeds up to 155 Mbps.

RCN Telecom Services provides Fiber and Cable in Chicago, IL

  • Latest equipment so you can get lightning fast speeds.
  • Low cost subscription to McAfee® Internet Security
  • 24/7 Customer Support
8.35%Poor Coverage
RCN Telecom Services internet pricing starting at:
$29.99

(844) 464-0058

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2 Television Providers in Chicago, IL

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Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides Television in Chicago, IL

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$41.99

(844) 892-3822

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in Chicago, IL

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 410-2386

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3 Cell Phone Providers in Chicago, IL

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T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Chicago, IL

  • Take your WiFi connection with you on the go
  • Stream unlimited video on Netflix, HBO NOW, Hulu, and others.
  • Up to 20GB of your unused 4G LTE data rolls over
T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(855) 411-0428

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Sprint

Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in Chicago, IL

  • No annual service contract
  • No surprising overage charges
  • 3G/4G nationwide
Sprint cell phone pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 881-8203

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AT&T Mobility

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

AT&T Mobility provides Cell Phone service in Chicago, IL

  • Unlimited Data, Talk and Text!
AT&T Mobility cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(844) 402-2497

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All 22 Broadband Service Providers in Chicago, IL

Average Download Speed For Chicago, IL

230 Mbps

Chicago, IL's Broadband Profile

1,889,614 of the residents of Chicago have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 70.10% of Chicago is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 805,984 people with NO Internet access in Chicago, IL.

Internet Speed Facts For Chicago, IL

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Chicago, IL is 230 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 1,000 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 174 Mbps in Chicago.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Chicago, IL is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Chicago is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

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Average Advertised Speeds in Chicago, IL
DownUp
Fiber (10)599 Mbps533 Mbps
Cable (5)129 Mbps16 Mbps
DSL (7)25 Mbps3 Mbps
Copper (8)48 Mbps47 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (11)31 Mbps6 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Chicago, IL

Canaryville Branch
642 W. 43rd Street
Chicago, IL 60609
(312) 747-0644
Chicago Bee Branch
3647 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60609
(312) 747-6872
Chicago Lawn Branch
6120 S. Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60629
(312) 747-0639
Chicago Public Library
400 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 747-4999
Dunning Branch
7455 W. Cornelia Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634
(312) 743-0480
Greater Grand Crossing Branch
1000 East 73rd Street
Chicago, IL 60619
(312) 745-1608
Humboldt Park
1605 N. Troy Street
Chicago, IL 60647
(312) 744-2244
Little Village Branch
2311 S. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60623
Water Works Branch
163 E. Pearson Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 742-8811
West Town Branch
1625 W. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 743-0450