Internet Providers in Carol Stream, IL

Residential Internet Statistics for Carol Stream, IL
Internet Service Providers: 8
Plans Start From: $25
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Carol Stream, Illinois:

Showing 1 to 10 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    95.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    95.8% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    99.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.8% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    72.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    72.7% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. EarthLink
    96.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    96.5% Available
  • 7. 7. Metronet
    11.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    11.2% Available
  • 8. 8. Future Link IT
    85.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *6 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    85.3% Available
  • 9. 9. Blast
    64.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    64.9% Available
  • 10. 10. E-Vergent Wireless
    14.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *65 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    14.2% Available

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Internet Access in Carol Stream, Illinois

4 Internet providers can provide service to the average Carol Stream location. In context, this is actually a lot of choice in comparison to similar-sized cities. Competition often results in lower regional pricing.

Looking specifically at the network technologies within Carol Stream, there are essentially two primary options: cable (providers like Xfinity) and DSL (providers like EarthLink).

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Carol Stream's most common wired Internet providers.

We should note that since FCC data is only collected twice annually and only released six months after, availability shown here may not be complete. Our process incorporates availability and plan data directly from some major ISPs to help fix this issue.

Aside from the Internet providers listed above, Xfinity provides a third choice for coverage in close to one hundred percent of Carol Stream. Fixed wireless providers such as Future Link IT and satellite companies such as are sometimes a good choice, but the main wired options usually offer a stronger deal so far as speed and pricing.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Carol Stream, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 1s 95.8%
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.8%
Metronet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 11.2%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber and 5G Internet 8s 96.5%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 72.7%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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

Carol Stream is the 150th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Winfield, Bartlett, and Hanover Park, but behind Glendale Heights and Bloomingdale.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in DuPage County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 21% of people living in Carol Stream have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 96% of Carol Stream residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In DuPage County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

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Compare Carol Stream to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Carol Stream 263.9 Mbps 14 $0.24 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +317.8 Mbps ) 22 ( +8 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -91.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +7 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -64.2 Mbps ) 20 ( +6 ) $0.24 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -61.7 Mbps ) 27 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -67.4 Mbps ) 11 ( -3 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )