Supersonic high speed internet
Astound Broadband offers award winning high speed internet services in Chicago, with gigabit internet speeds up to 1200* Mbps. You can surf, game, stream, and connect to multiple devices through Astound’s powerful fiber rich network. Astound delivers powerful WiFi for your home and video streaming through a supercharged fast, secure connection.
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Ultra-fast, reliable internet
Supersonic downloads with speeds up to 1200 Mbps* make a happy, faster home - with more speed you can power more devices - giving everyone a better experience whether you work, stream, learn, game or do it all.
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Powerful, easy whole home WiFi
Whole Home WiFi powered by eero® mesh technology is a connected system of one or more access points to extend and share wireless signals throughout your entire home. As a result, a “mesh network” is created providing greater internet connectivity and reliability when compared to traditional WiFi setups.
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Get your connected home geared up!
Tricking out your home just the way you want it, has never been easier – dancing to amazing audio, talking to your TV, or feeling the power of 10 ping or less.
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Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)
We're dedicated to helping our communities stay connected affordably. Through the ACP, qualified households may be eligible to receive free or reduced cost internet. The program is operated by the FCC for low income households or households that participate in public assistance programs.
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Whole home WiFi
WiFi you can count on. Get fast speed, efficient coverage, and a reliable connection. Even when your whole family is online.
Control in the palm of your hand. With WiFi parental controls you set schedules, create profiles for your family’s devices or shut the whole thing down and take an internet break.
Added protection for your network. See what’s happening – see your network speed, find out which devices are connected, and make sure your WiFi is working properly.
Say goodbye to drop-offs and dead spots with a reliable WiFi network. eero’s patented TrueMesh technology intelligently routes WiFi traffic so your signal can travel down hallways, go around walls and hop between rooms.
Looking for reliable coverage? Get a WiFi system that is smart enough to route WiFi traffic between your devices and blankets your home. So you get fast speed, efficient coverage, and a reliable connection.
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Get the gear you need to power your connected home. Secure wifi, blow your mind gaming, even astounding audio – set up your home network just the way you want it.
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Overall very pleased with everything and glad to have my previous provider in the rearview mirror!
Top notch service and excellent speeds at a very reasonable price. Couldn't ask for more.
Frequently asked questions
What areas does Astound Broadband provide internet services in Chicago?
Astound provides internet services in Uptown, The Loop, Old Town, Edgewater, and more areas throughout Chicago. View all locations.
Do I need a contract to get internet services in Chicago?
Astound Broadband does not require a mandatory contract for internet services.
Is fiber internet available with Astound Broadband in Chicago?
Yes! Astound’s fiber rich network is available in select locations with speeds up to 1200* Mbps. The use of optical fiber enables higher internet speeds than other forms of communication, such as copper wire, that drastically reduce bandwidth.
What wireless home internet services are available in Chicago?
Astound Broadband offers a number of wireless home internet services to best fit your needs. Enhanced Whole Home WiFi delivers fast and reliable WiFi throughout your home through the use of multiple access points and TrueMesh technology. You can also access the best wireless internet security features and tools including threat scans, family safe browsing, VPN protection, and password management – all managed by one easy to use mobile app.
What factors impact my internet speeds?
Many factors influence your home’s internet speeds. The number of connected devices, bandwidth usage, frequency interference, physical obstructions, and infected devices all factor into the speeds you receive. Get the most out of your internet experience with helpful tips to improve your WiFi speeds.
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*Internet speeds may vary and are not guaranteed. Observed speeds may vary based on device connection and other factors outside of Astound’s control. All advertised speeds are up to the stated speeds and are not guaranteed. Certain equipment may be required to reach advertised speeds. See astound.com/yourspeed for why speeds may vary. To view Astound’s FCC Network Management Disclosure see astound.com/policies-disclaimers. Modem required for internet service. Limited time offer, subject to change without notice. Promotional pricing valid for 24 months from service start date, subject to change thereafter. Offer includes a $5/mo discount for enrollment in both automatic payments (autopay) and paperless billing (e-bill); valid email address required. Must enroll in e-bill and paperless billing within 30-days of placing the order. Without enrollment, the monthly service charge automatically increases by $5/mo. Discount appears on bill within 1-2 bill cycles after enrolling. If either auto-pay or e-bill is cancelled, services are changed, or account is not in good standing, then the $5/mo discount may be discontinued. Modem and standard Wi-Fi equipment included. Free month(s) is applied to month 2 and/or month 5 of the promotion. Number of free months offered varies. No contract is required to take advantage of the promotional pricing and savings. No early termination fees apply in the event service is terminated in advance of the promotional end date. Customer is responsible for any accrued service charges in the event service is canceled. Subject to credit check. A one-time activation fee of $9.99 (in addition to any installation fees) will be charged. Offer available to residential services only; commercial and business pricing and service offerings differ. Offer valid only for new customers or previous customers with account in good standing who have not had Astound service within the last 60 days. Non-standard installation may require additional outlet and fees. Any additional services, equipment, premium channels and other tiers of service are subject to an additional charge and regular increases. Visit astound.com/fees for info about fees and taxes. All services are governed by the Astound Customer Terms & Conditions that can be found at astound.com/official-notice. Not all services and speeds are available in all areas. Next day installation is not guaranteed. Availability varies by market and is limited to availability of appointments during normal business hours Monday-Saturday. Other restrictions may apply. **A trademark of Ziff Davis, LLC. Used under license. Reprinted with permission. Where available. © 2022 Ziff Davis, LLC. All Rights Reserved. All names, logos, images and service marks are property of their respective owners. Visit astound.com/policies-disclaimers for additional terms and conditions. ©2023 RCN Telecom Services of Illinois, LLC. All rights reserved.
Whole Home WiFi: Activation and installation not included. Up to $12.95 per month includes 1 eero base and 1 eero beacon/device. Each additional eero device beyond that is $5.00 per month, per device. ©2023 Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. eero and all related marks are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Amazon.com c/o eero LLC, 660 3rd St. San Francisco, CA.
A One-Time Activation fee of $9.99 in addition to your installation charges will be applied. The activation fee offsets a portion of our cost of setting up your account, allocating and restocking equipment to our inventory, activating your devices (boxes/modems/routers) on the network, and connecting your home to RCNWaveGrandeenTouch services.Astound Broadband substantiates that the cable modem equipment provided, and the configuration of such cable modem, meets the broadband speeds advertised when attached to a wired connection based on SamKnows testing procedures.
Additional fees apply for taxes, surcharges, equipment, activation and installation that are not included as part of the package and are subject to change. No contract is required to take advantage of the promotional pricing and savings. No early termination fees apply in the event service is terminated in advance of the promotional end date. Customer is responsible for any accrued service charges in the event service is canceled. Subject to credit check. Any additional services, such as equipment, add-on channels and other tiers of service are subject to an additional charge and regular increases. Visit www.astound.com/official-notice for additional terms and conditions. Other restrictions may apply.
Unless otherwise specified in the offer details, price does not include Network Access and Maintenance FeeInternet Infrastructure FeeNetwork Access and Maintenance FeeNetwork Access and Maintenance Fee of up to $9.77$9.77$9.77$6.77/month, which is subject to change. Network Access and Maintenance FeeInternet Infrastructure FeeNetwork Access and Maintenance FeeNetwork Access and Maintenance Fee helps defray costs associated with building and maintaining our fiber rich broadband network, as well as the costs of expanding network capacity to support the continued increase in customers’ average broadband consumption. This fee is neither government-mandated nor a tax, fee or surcharge imposed by the government; it is a fee that Astound Broadband assesses and retains.
Applies to Residential services only; commercial and business pricing and service offerings differ.
Offer valid only for new residential Astound powered by RCNWaveGrandeenTouch customers or previous customers with account in good standing who have not had our service within the last 60 days.
Non-standard installation may require additional outlet and special wiring fees. Any additional services, such as equipment, premium channels and other tiers of service are subject to an additional charge and regular increases.