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Overview of Residential Wireless Internet Service DLS wireless broadband service brings high-speed Internet to your home without any extra phone lines! With speeds and service quality unmatched by cable or satellite Internet connections, DLS is your local source for affordable, dependable, high-speed Internet access using wireless technology.

  • No telco charges, no need to have additional phone lines installed
  • Affordable, secure, high-speed Internet connection that's always on -- no dialing up, no busy signals
  • Low-latency service great for online gaming, VPN service, and Voice-over-IP phones
  • Live technical support available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by phone, email, and our website
  • Five free dls.net e-mail accounts for your family
  • Spam and virus filtering service for dls.net e-mail accounts
  • New: Titanium service offers 5 second bursts up to 40Mbps

Plan Comparison

  Bronze Silver Gold Gold Pro Platinum Titanium
Download Speed1Up to 1.5MbpsUp to 2MbpsUp to 4MbpsUp to 4MbpsUp to 6MbpsUp to 15Mbps
Upload SpeedUp to 256KbpsUp to 256KbpsUp to 384KbpsUp to 4MbpsUp to 6MbpsUp to 5Mbps
E-Mail Accounts555555
VPN CapableYesYesYesYesYesYes
E-mail Virus FilteringYesYesYesYesYesYes
Spam FilteringYesYesYesYesYesYes
Monthly Price$30.00$37.00$45.00$50.00$59.00$69.00
Setup Price$100.00$100.00$100.00$100.00$100.00$100.00
Activation Fee2WaivedWaivedWaivedWaivedWaivedWaived
SignupBronze SignupSilver SignupGold SignupGold Pro SignupPlatinum SignupTitanium Signup

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Availability DLS wireless Internet service is currently available in many areas throughout Illinois. Our current coverage map is available. DLS is routinely adding new towers and microcells to our network, so if your area is not currently serviced, check back often for availability updates!

DLS' Platinum Wireless package is capable of providing Internet access at speeds of up to 6 megabits per second to many areas of Illinois. Unlike cable Internet service, DLS' Platinum Wireless service provides full upload speeds of up to 6Mbps as well.

To signup for DLS Wireless Internet service and instantly receive your installation date and time, simply complete our new online signup form.

Have questions about our wireless service? Check out our FAQ for answers to the most common questions.

For microcell information, please view our Wireless Co-Location page.

Installation DLS Residential Wireless Installation - Click to Zoom Standard residential installation package includes:

  • Up to 2 hours on site
  • Outdoor antenna mounted on a vertical structure, chimney, or roof of a single family dwelling (includes installation of cable up to 100 ft.)
  • System grounding to meet national electrical codes
  • Cable routing through frame structure with a single wall penetration
  • One Wireless Internet Subscriber Unit connected to outdoor antenna
  • Testing of equipment operation
  • Basic demonstration of system operation by DLS technician

Materials provided at no charge:

  • Up to 100 ft. of cable (LMR-195, LMR-400, outdoor cat5)
  • Coaxial or RJ-45 cable connectors
  • Antenna mounting hardware
  • Lightening arrestor and grounding wire
  • Weather sealant for connections and structure penetration

Additional Installation Services Additional installation services (will be quoted and charged for at the time of installation):

  • Accessories, routers, switches, hubs, A/C surge protectors, etc.
  • Fishing of cables through walls
  • Second room wiring
  • Customized Ethernet wiring
  • Permit or inspection fees required for installation

Account Upgrades

Service Setup Fee Monthly Charge
1 Static IP Address None $10.00
/29 CIDR Block of 6 IP Addresses None $25.00
/28 CIDR Block of 14 IP Addresses None $35.00
/27 CIDR Block of 30 IP Addresses None $50.00

1. Speeds vary depending on distance from central antenna, type of equipment used, physical environment conditions and network load. Speeds of at least 256kbps are guaranteed.
2. Account activation fee is applied at the time of installation. Equipment remains property of DLS Internet and must be returned upon account termination.
All DLS wireless Internet subscribers are held to the terms of DLS' Wireless Fair Usage Policy