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Internet Service Providers in DeKalb, IL

DeKalb, IL has a total of 18 internet providers including  2 Cable providers, 1 DSL providers, 6 Fixed Wireless providers and 3 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 24Underachiever

Things are looking rough in DeKalb, IL for broadband service. An Underdog score of 24 was calculated based upon poor coverage, slow download and upload speeds, restrictive package pricing, and less and favorable user testimonials.

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

Best Choice
HughesNet logo


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

HughesNet provides Satellite in DeKalb, IL

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • Unlimited Data - No Hard Data Limits
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:

(855) 980-2160

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Exede logo


Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in DeKalb, 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:

(866) 606-9068

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Viasat logo


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

Viasat provides Satellite in DeKalb, 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:

(844) 899-9722

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Frontier logo


Free Wi-Fi router available with all Internet plans.

Frontier provides Fiber, DSL and Copper in DeKalb, IL

  • Fiber to the Home connection available
  • Free Wi-Fi router
  • 3-year price lock with no long term agreement
88.64%Excellent Coverage
Frontier internet pricing starting at:

(855) 410-2209

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Xfinity from Comcast logo

Xfinity from Comcast

Comcast customers get access to millions of WiFi hotspots nationwide!

Xfinity from Comcast provides Cable in DeKalb, 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
62.07%Good Coverage
Xfinity from Comcast internet pricing starting at:

(855) 410-1914

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Mediacom logo


Mediacom has a variety of internet plans that can accommodate the needs of each household member and any household.

Mediacom provides Cable in DeKalb, IL

  • WiFi in your home
  • Total Defense™ Internet Security Suite
  • 24/7 customer support
2.36%Poor Coverage
Mediacom internet pricing starting at:

(888) 680-0190

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2 Television Providers in DeKalb, IL

Dish Network logo

Dish Network

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

Dish Network provides Television in DeKalb, 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:

(844) 892-3822

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

DIRECTV provides Television in DeKalb, 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:

(855) 410-2386

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All 12 Broadband Service Providers in DeKalb, IL

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
Intelligent Computing Solutions logoIntelligent Computing Solutions10 Mbps2 MbpsFixed Wireless
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
Viasat logoViasat30 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
JAB Broadband logoJAB Broadband5 Mbps1 MbpsFixed Wireless
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
Frontier logoFrontier24 Mbps2 MbpsFiber, DSL, Copper and Television
88.64% logoE-Vergent.com15 Mbps4 MbpsFixed Wireless
Xfinity from Comcast logoXfinity from Comcast2,000 Mbps20 MbpsCable and Television
Fox Valley Internet logoFox Valley Internet25 Mbps5 MbpsFixed Wireless
Mediacom logoMediacom150 Mbps20 MbpsCable and Television
KWISP Wireless Internet logoKWISP Wireless Internet12 Mbps3 MbpsFixed Wireless
Zayo Group logoZayo Group~~Fiber, Copper and Fixed Wireless~

Average Download Speed For DeKalb, IL

376 Mbps

DeKalb, IL's Broadband Profile

30,747 of the residents of DeKalb have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 70.10% of DeKalb is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 13,115 people with NO Internet access in DeKalb, IL.

Internet Speed Facts For DeKalb, IL

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in DeKalb, IL is 376 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 2,000 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 9 Mbps in DeKalb.

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

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Broadband Internet Coverage in DeKalb, IL
Average Advertised Speeds in DeKalb, IL
Cable (2)150 Mbps20 Mbps
DSL (1)15 Mbps1 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (6)10 Mbps2 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in DeKalb, IL

Dekalb Public Library
309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 756-9568