Chicago, Illinois Internet Providers & Internet Speed Data

Here are the Internet Providers, plans and pricing available in Chicago, Illinois.

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    For special promotions in your area call (800) 233-1059
    • GREAT WHEN YOU HAVE MULTIPLE EMPLOYEES WHO NEED TO ACCESS THE INTERNET SIMULTANEOUSLY
    • A promotional offer with $100/month discount of the regular Internet 50 rate for 24 mos.
    • Downstream speeds up to 50 Mbps
    • Upload speeds up to 6 Mbps
    • Included! Wi-Fi Gateway to connect your devices
    • Included! Access to thousands of AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots nationwide
    • Included! AT&T Internet Security Suite powered by McAfee - a powerful security suite of services with anti-spy, anti-virus, pop-up blocker, content control, SpamGuard Plus, two-tiered firewall, and more
    • Download 8000 files (125MB) in 20 seconds
    • Download a 30-minute training video (HD) in under 4 minutes
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    For special promotions in your area call (800) 350-9324
    • 1-2 Employees
    • With 2-yr agreement
    • Equipment, installation, taxes, and other applicable charges extra, and subject to change during and after promotion. May not be combined with other offers
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    For special promotions in your area call (855) 303-2630
    • Up to 300Mbps download speeds with upload speeds of up to 7Mbps in all locations, up to 20Mbps in some locations 1-year promo rate.
    • Plan not available in all markets. Pricing varies depending on your business’ specific needs. Speak with an agent to verify.
    • Modem included.
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    For special promotions in your area call (800) 233-1059
    • AT&T Internet 75 plan with super fast download speeds up to 75 Mbps let you fully use the Internet!
    • Stream movies, download large files, ideal for gaming - 75 Mbps gives you the speed you need.
    • All-inclusive pricing on bundles includes the CPE
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    For special promotions in your area call (888) 328-5885
    • Speeds up to 75 Mbps
    • Reliability and high speed with fiber-optic technology
    • No data caps
    • Professional Installation (required): $69.95
    • Modem: Use of EarthLink provided modem with Wi-Fi is required. An additional modem fee of either $6.95 per month or a one-time fee of $74.95 will apply.
    • Term Commitment (contract): 12 months
    • Early Termination Fee: Up to $200.00
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    For special promotions in your area call (800) 280-5849
    • Terms: 12 months
    • Terms: No contract required
    • Security: Suite included
    • Speed: Starting at 100 Mbps
    • Internet modem included
    • No data caps or extra fees
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    For special promotions in your area call (888) 387-7910
    • Modem with WiFi included
    • Contract Term: 2 years
    • 50 GB Bonus Bytes from 2am - 8am
    • Equipment non-return and additional fees apply
    • Additional Fees. Equipment lease or purchase required.
    • Free standard installation for new Lease subscribers. Not valid with Purchase option.
    • Early Termination Fees and/or Unreturned Equipment Fees

Historical Illinois Internet Speeds Over Time

Speed test results show an average of 33.74 Mbps download and 12.5 Mbps upload speeds across all mobile, tablet, and desktop devices tested. Take a look at the charts below for an at-a-glance view of of speed test results by device.

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This is the historical Internet Speed for Illinois. You can break the data down by Desktop or Mobile and view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame

This is the historical Internet Speed for Illinois. You can break the data down by Desktop or Mobile and view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame
2017-04-01 33 Mbps 16 Mbps desktop
2017-05-01 41 Mbps 17 Mbps desktop
2017-06-01 33 Mbps 20 Mbps desktop
2017-07-01 42 Mbps 17 Mbps desktop
2017-08-01 41 Mbps 17 Mbps desktop
2017-09-01 32 Mbps 20 Mbps desktop
2017-10-01 38 Mbps 16 Mbps desktop
2017-11-01 33 Mbps 13 Mbps desktop
2017-12-01 35 Mbps 13 Mbps desktop
2018-01-01 37 Mbps 15 Mbps desktop
2018-02-01 51 Mbps 17 Mbps desktop
2018-03-01 42 Mbps 15 Mbps desktop
2018-04-01 62 Mbps 20 Mbps desktop

Nearby Illinois Internet Speeds by City

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Research Desktop & Mobile Internet speeds for nearby cities in Illinois. You can also view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame.

Research Desktop & Mobile Internet speeds for nearby cities in Illinois. You can also view the data by table and graph over a 7 day, 3 months and 12 month time frame.
Chicago 38 Mbps 16 Mbps
Peoria 21 Mbps 7 Mbps
Naperville 39 Mbps 10 Mbps
Downers Grove 13 Mbps 6 Mbps
Palatine 22 Mbps 9 Mbps
Elk Grove Village 19 Mbps 9 Mbps
Sycamore 50 Mbps 11 Mbps
Saint Charles 31 Mbps 18 Mbps
Schaumburg 37 Mbps 18 Mbps
Elgin 32 Mbps 11 Mbps

Latest Internet Broadband News for Chicago, Illinois

1 . Comcast One Gig Internet Service Coming to Atlanta

As AT&T steps up the pace with its rollout of their GigaPower 1 Gbps Internet service across the country, another giant service provider — Comcast — is dipping their toes into this highest tier of consumer-level broadband.  Atlanta is slated to be the first city for Comcast’s new “One Gig” service, with a catchy brand […]

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2 . 5G News from Mobile World Congress 2018

The recent Mobile World Congress is one of the highlights of the technology industry. As usual, this year’s event took place in Barcelona; click here to read our coverage of the coolest mobile devices announced at MWC. This time out, we look at some of the interesting 5G news announcements. With AT&T scheduled to bring […]

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3 . Google Fiber Looks to the North and Southeast

As other ISPs — most notably AT&T and their GigaPower offering — continue to expand fiber-optic one gigabit service across the country, Google Fiber approaches things at a more deliberate pace. At this time, Kansas City, Austin, and Provo are the only cities where Fiber subscriptions are actually available. Recently, however, the technology giant announced […]

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4 . Cord Cutting Losses increase for Comcast

Cord cutting continues to play havoc with the subscriber counts at the top players in the pay TV industry, including Comcast. In fact, some analysts predict the tech giant’s losses because of cord cutters to more than double this year. Other companies, especially the satellite providers DirecTV and Dish, suffer from a similar subscriber loss. […]

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5 . The Differences between the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus

Samsung recently introduced its new flagship Galaxy S9 and the S9+ to the world, with high-end tech consumers already starting the comparisons. Does the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus deserve its moniker and hefty price tag, or is the S9 good enough for government work? Let’s take a look. Pretty Samsung Galaxy Smartphones The S9 and […]

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6 . Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition and your Internet Speed

I am playing the intense Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition expansion on the PlayStation 4 with the new first player perspective and dramatic storyline changes. Mixed feelings abound. Judging this game as if I were a new RPG gamer or a Final Fantasy fangirl from VII on remains the question. I’ll put it this way […]

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7 . Google Project Fi ranks as the Most Popular Wireless Network

The readers of PC Magazine named Google’s Project Fi as the most popular wireless network according to the magazine’s 2018 Readers Choice Awards. Actually, the Google network tied with Consumer Cellular, who regularly ranks at the top of the PCMag survey. Bringing up the rear are some of the biggest players in the industry, including AT&T, Sprint, […]

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8 . Rural Internet Access gets a Boost from SuperTowers

Expanding rural Internet access continues to be championed by many in the government and telecommunications industry. In fact, we previously talked about initiatives from Microsoft, Elon Musk, and others. Preventing the adverse impacts of digital redlining in underserved regions of America benefits the country in a myriad of ways. It now appears that a new group […]

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9 . Comcast boosts its Gigabit Internet Service Footprint

Not to be outdone by AT&T and Google Fiber, Comcast is expanding its gigabit Internet service across the Northeast. The company’s move follows a similar expansion in other areas of the country. The massive telecom and entertainment firm likely hopes to lessen the effects of cord cutting on its subscriber base. News about the growth of […]

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10 . Elon Musk making Satellite Internet more Viable?

In a sense, satellite Internet service is the red-headed stepchild of the industry. While it allows those in underserved rural regions to enjoy access to the Web, generally poor speeds combined with monthly bandwidth limits hamper the quality of service to those users. Some satellite ISPs even place additional bandwidth caps on their customers during […]

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