Best Internet Providers in Chicago, IL

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#1 AT&T86.11% availability

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Speed up to:

100 Mbps

Price from:

$45.00

User Review:

AT&T provides DSL Internet and Television services in Chicago, IL.

#2 AT&T Fiber17.7% availability

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Speed up to:

1 Gbps

Price from:

$35.00

User Review:

AT&T Fiber provides Fiber Internet and Television services in Chicago, IL.

#3 Xfinity87.38% availability

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Speed up to:

2 Gbps

Price from:

$50.00+

User Review:

Xfinity provides Cable Internet, Television and Phone services in Chicago, IL.

#4 HughesNet4.73% availability

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Speed up to:

25 Mbps

Price from:

$69.99

User Review:

HughesNet provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Chicago, IL.

#5 Viasat5.11% availability

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Speed up to:

150 Mbps

Price from:

$60.00

User Review:

Viasat provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Chicago, IL.

#6 EarthLink39% availability

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Speed up to:

75 Mbps

Price from:

$49.95

User Review:

EarthLink provides Fiber Internet and DSL Internet services in Chicago, IL.

#7 RCN8.35% availability

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Speed up to:

155 Mbps

Price from:

$29.99

User Review:

RCN provides Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone services in Chicago, IL.

#8 WOW!16.5% availability

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Speed up to:

50 Mbps

Price from:

N/A

User Review:

WOW! provides Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet and Television services in Chicago, IL.

Television Only Providers in Chicago, IL

#1 Dish Network

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Dish Network

DISH Network is ranked #1 in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power

Dish Network provides Television in Chicago, IL

  • DISH is ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power for the third year in a row.
  • 2-Year TV Price Guarantee.
  • Free Google Voice Remote and Smart DVR Included.
  • Record up to 16 shows at once.
  • 80,000 On Demand Titles.
  • FREE Standard Professional Installation from a trusted, local expert.
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$64.99
Call now for Dish Network internet availability at your address.

#2 DIRECTV

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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

  • Best entertainement options for any sports fan over Cable TV, including NFL Sunday Ticket!
  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR
  • Free professional installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$69.99
Call now for DIRECTV internet availability at your address.

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#1

Best Provider Overall

AT&T

Best Provider for Gaming

Xfinity

Best Provider for Streaming

Xfinity

Best Provider for Availability

Xfinity

Chicago, IL - Internet Connection and Coverage Map


Compare Chicago, IL Internet Providers Ranked by Maximum Fastest Speed


Use the below tables to compare high-speed internet service providers with internet speeds as well as data caps in Chicago, Illinois

Your Best Internet Service Option By Usage

  • Best Provider for Overall Usage - AT&T
  • Best Provider for Fast Speeds - AT&T
  • Best Provider for Gaming - Xfinity
  • Best Provider for Streaming - Xfinity
  • Best Provider for Availability - Xfinity

Fastest Internet Speeds in Chicago, Illinois

  • Xfinity - 2 Gbps** Fast Download **
  • AT&T Fiber - 1 Gbps
  • RCN - 155 Mbps

Internet Provider Types in Chicago, Illinois

  • Fiber Internet - 1.49%
  • Cable Internet - 69.03%
  • DSL Internet - 86.59%
  • Copper Internet - 0.06%
  • Fixed Wireless Internet - 5.57%
  • Satellite Internet - 100%

Widest Coverage Providers in Chicago, Illinois

  • Xfinity - 87.38%
  • AT&T - 86.11%
  • EarthLink - 39%

Below is a list of the Fiber Internet options in Chicago, Illinois with up to Gigabit connections. Search Fiber-optic internet plans and internet packages.

  1. AT&T Fiber - 1 Gbps - Fiber Internet and Television
  2. RCN - 155 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  3. Access Media 3 - 150 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet
  4. EarthLink - 75 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  5. WOW! - 50 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet and Television
  6. FairPoint Communications - 25 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  7. Cyberonic - 11 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  8. Birch Communications - 6 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  9. eVolve Business Solutions - 3 Mbps - Fiber Internet and Copper Internet
  10. Zayo Group - Fiber Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  11. Level 3 Communications - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet
  12. Cogent Communications - Fiber Internet and Copper Internet

Here are the internet providers that have the best availability in Chicago, Illinois, ranked by quality of service and fast speeds.

  1. AT&T - 100 Mbps - DSL Internet and Television
  2. Xfinity - 2 Gbps - Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  3. EarthLink - 75 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  4. AT&T Fiber - 1 Gbps - Fiber Internet and Television
  5. WOW! - 50 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet and Television
  6. RCN - 155 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  7. Viasat - 150 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  8. HughesNet - 25 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone

Frequently Asked Questions about Chicago, IL

Which provider offers the best internet service in Chicago, IL?

AT&T is the best internet provider in Chicago, IL, with download speeds up to 100 Mbps and pricing starting at $45.00.

How many internet providers provide service in Chicago, IL?

There are currently 8 providers that offer internet service in Chicago, IL.

What providers offer internet service in Chicago, IL.

Xfinity, AT&T, EarthLink, AT&T Fiber, WOW!, RCN, Viasat and HughesNet offer internet service in Chicago, IL.

What is the cheapest internet provider in Chicago, IL?

RCN is the cheapest internet provider in Chicago, IL, with pricing starting at $29.99.

What provider has the fastest speeds in Chicago, IL?

Xfinity is the faster internet provider in Chicago, IL, with maximum speeds reaching 2 Gbps.

Compare Internet Providers in Chicago, Illinois by Coverage Area

ProviderMax Mbps DownloadMax Mbps UploadInternet ConnectionCoverage
1.Xfinity logoXfinityView Plans2 Gbps20 MbpsCable Internet, Television and Phone87.38%
2.AT&T logoAT&TView Plans100 Mbps1 GbpsDSL Internet and Television86.11%
3.Cyberonic logoCyberonicView Plans11 Mbps11 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet86.11%
4.EarthLink logoEarthLinkView Plans75 Mbps3 MbpsFiber Internet and DSL Internet39.00%
5.AT&T Fiber logoAT&T FiberView Plans1 Gbps1 GbpsFiber Internet and Television17.70%
6.WOW! logoWOW!View Plans50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet and Television16.50%
7.RCN logoRCNView Plans155 Mbps15 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone8.35%
8.E-Vergent.com logoE-Vergent.comView Plans15 Mbps4 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet5.43%
9.Viasat logoViasatView Plans150 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone5.11%
10.HughesNet logoHughesNetView Plans25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone4.73%
11.Global Capacity logoGlobal CapacityView Plans8 Mbps1 MbpsDSL Internet and Copper Internet4.34%
12.Lola Wireless logoLola WirelessView Plans200 Mbps25 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet0.90%
13.DLS logoDLSView Plans6 Mbps6 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet0.12%
14.Access Media 3 logoAccess Media 3View Plans150 Mbps100 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet0.10%
15.Wisper ISP logoWisper ISPView Plans20 Mbps4 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet0.01%
16.Birch Communications logoBirch CommunicationsView Plans6 Mbps~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet0.01%
17.FairPoint Communications logoFairPoint CommunicationsView Plans25 Mbps2 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet~
18.eVolve Business Solutions logoeVolve Business SolutionsView Plans3 Mbps3 MbpsFiber Internet and Copper Internet~
19.LiteWire Internet Services logoLiteWire Internet ServicesView Plans25 Mbps5 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet~
20.Zayo Group logoZayo GroupView Plans~~Fiber Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet~
21.Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 CommunicationsView Plans~~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet~
22.Cogent Communications logoCogent CommunicationsView Plans~~Fiber Internet and Copper Internet~
23.Convergence Technologies logoConvergence TechnologiesView Plans~~Fixed Wireless Internet~
24.Business Only Broadband logoBusiness Only BroadbandView Plans~~Fixed Wireless Internet~


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