Internet Providers in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Most Popular Internet Providers in Arlington Heights, Illinois:

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  • 1. 1. AT&T Internet
    98.4% Available
    98.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • IPBB
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 4
    • Speed Range: 100-940mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fiber
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $35 - $129.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Xfinity
    97.6% Available
    97.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1200 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1200mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $20 - $106
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
    Deal
    There are 12 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. WOW!
    81.8% Available
    81.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    50 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $24.99 - $79.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 6. 6. EarthLink
    98.5% Available
    98.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 7-1000mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Includes shipping of modem and self-install kit.
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $99.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 7. 7. Everywhere Wireless
    75.1% Available
    75.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $29 - $59
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 8. 8. E-Vergent Wireless
    25.3% Available
    25.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    65 Mbps
    Download
    10 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 20-65mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $69.95 - $139.95
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Cricket
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
    Download
    0.2 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-0.768mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $35 - $55
  • 3. 3. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Data below is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory filings. Our data also includes direct provider coverage reports and other privatized datasets to further validate and enhance the data on a census block or lit address level. Plan, pricing, and other data is collected by our data analysis team. We have analyzed 528 Internet deals in Arlington Heights since founding in 2014. Average speed data is based on 37,255 local user speed tests. They are meant for provider comparison purposes, not to indicate top Internet speedsin the area.

In terms of availability, the average location in Arlington Heights will have 5 companies serving their address. Only 1.09 percent of Arlington Heights residents are limited to one option for Internet service.

Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Arlington Heights. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Arlington Heights census blocks. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving practically one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest package in Arlington Heights is 25 megabits per second.

EarthLink provides a common second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Arlington Heights with a top download speed of 100 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only way to get Internet access in Arlington Heights. fixed wireless providers like Everywhere Wireless can offer 50 Mbps using wireless links. Aside from consumer Internet, there are 10 companies in the area offering specialized enterprise and business subscriptions like point-to-point connectivity or custom fiber loops. Our results include every provider with business packages on their website, but home providers often offer business plans as well.

So, looking at the big picture, Arlington Heights's broadband Internet infrastructure follows a similar pattern to other US cities and towns: strong coverage of cable and DSL Internet service, except that a majority of residences are stuck with one company for subscribing to either type of service. The cable/DSL pattern is normal because Broadband providers were started pre-Internet as cable TV and telephone corporations. So, they can use these pre-existing networks on telephone poles to deliver broadband service. The area's average download speed is currently 25.74 percent higher than the state average, accounting for all cities. View the user speed test results below for information about how providers compare long term.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Arlington Heights, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 97.6%
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 8s 98.4%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 98.5%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
WOW! 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 81.8%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Arlington Heights

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Arlington Heights is the 25th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Mount Prospect, Prospect Heights, Wheeling, and Palatine, but behind Rolling Meadows.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 23,000 people in Cook County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 18% of people living in Arlington Heights have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 99% of Arlington Heights residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 60004 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Arlington Heights.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Cook County, approximately 24,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Cap Issues Around Arlington Heights

Data collected by our market research team suggests that many of the top providers in Arlington Heights place some sort of limit on data use for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue because consumers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers insist that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily uses 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Arlington Heights to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Arlington Heights 219.5 Mbps 10 $0.27 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +314.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.48 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -70.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -58.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.27 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -50 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -57.4 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )