Internet Providers in Saint Charles, IL

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

Top Internet Providers in Saint Charles, Illinois:

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  • 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
    97.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    97.7% Available
  • 3. Metronet
    99.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99.8% Available
  • 4. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    74.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    74.1% Available
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. Future Link IT
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *6 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 8. 8. Blast
    86.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    86.5% Available
  • 9. 9. Intelligent Computing Solutions
    12.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    12.7% Available
  • 10. 10. Fox Valley Internet
    10.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    10.5% Available
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Internet Access in Saint Charles, Illinois

Information on BroadbandNow is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider territory filings. We also use direct provider reports and other privatized datasets to enhance that information, down to the census block or lit address level. Plan and pricing data on BroadbandNow is gathered manually through our research team. BroadbandNow has found and verified 697 Internet deals in Saint Charles since 2014. Average speed dataon this page is calculated from 26,896 local user speed tests. They are intended for provider comparison purposes, not as an indicator of maximum Internet speeds available.

Considering network tech in use within Saint Charles, we see that the most frequently available wired broadband connection types are IPBB and Fiber (95.83 percent coverage) and Cable (97.67 percent coverage). Regular cable TV providers are where customers look for cable Internet and Wifi service, thanks to the fact that they can utilize their pre-existing coaxial TV cables — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to the Internet. Cable can often make sense for local residents because of the strong mix of speed and value.

So far as coverage options, the average location in Saint Charles will find 5 providers serving their address. Only 1.24 percent of Saint Charles residents have one choice for Internet.

Metronet is an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Saint Charles with practically one hundred percent local coverage and a top download speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only choice for Internet service for residents of Saint Charles. fixed wireless outfits like Future Link IT can reach 6 Mbps using direct wireless technology. Aside from home broadband, there are 10 companies in city limits offering enterprise and business/smb subscriptions such as SD-WAN and MPLS. Our results include all providers with business packages online, although some can connect both home and business Internet.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest providers in Saint Charles as measured by coverage area. As the interactive map below demonstrates, the more common providers frequently overlap in most blocks around Saint Charles.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Saint Charles, 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 97.7%
Metronet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 99.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 74.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
600 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.

Saint Charles is the 53rd most connected city in Illinois ahead of West Chicago and Wayne, but behind Batavia, Geneva, and South Elgin.

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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 5,000 people in Kane 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: 84% of people living in Saint Charles 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 99% of Saint Charles 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 Kane County, approximately 7,000 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.

Map of ISPs in Saint Charles

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Compare Saint Charles to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Saint Charles 244.5 Mbps 15 $0.30 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +337.2 Mbps ) 22 ( +7 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -71.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +6 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -44.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +5 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -42.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -48 Mbps ) 11 ( -4 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )