Wilmette, Illinois Broadband Internet Service
Wilmette, IL has a total of 4 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 4 internet service options in Wilmette. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Wilmette is Xfinity. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||99.9%|
|2||AT&T||DSL, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||94.0%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Wilmette IL Internet Access Options
When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Wilmette have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Wilmette compare to Cook County? The average speed in Wilmette is 65.53 Mbps which is faster than Cook County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Illinois average of 26.81 Mbps.
Wilmette Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in Wilmette is 153% faster than the Cook County average and 102.3% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Wilmette is 15.46 Mbps. This is 97.4% faster than the Cook County average and 33.3% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 99.0% of Cook County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 24.5% of Cook County residents
The average internet download speed in Cook County is 25.9 Mbps based upon 20345968 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Wilmette is 144.4% faster than the average in Illinois and 102.3% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Wilmette residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Xfinity as the top provider for Wilmette, Illinois.
How do the internet speeds in Wilmette compare to other cities in Illinois?
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Wilmette, Illinois?
The following zip codes were used: 60043, 60091 and 60093
Who has the fastest internet service in Wilmette?
AT&T with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Wilmette.
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Wilmette - AT&T.
What is an internet data cap?
Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Wilmette, IL residents.
Wilmette Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 260+ channels
- Award winning voice remote
- Customize your plan
- Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app