Broadband Internet in Illinois

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BROADBAND IN Illinois

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Illinois Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
93%
93% BROADBAND COVERAGE
7%
7% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

31.2

14th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

93.2%

of Illinoisans have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

89.7%

of Illinoisans have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

11.9%

of Illinoisans have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

97.8%

of Illinoisans have access to wireline service.

14.3%

of Illinoisans have access to fiber-optic service.

92.8%

of Illinoisans have access to cable service.

94.1%

of Illinoisans have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

100.0%

of Illinoisans have access to mobile broadband service.

94.5%

of Illinoisans have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 5 Fastest Cities In Illinois

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1.
Mount Vernon
57.5 MBPS
57.5">%
2.
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3.
East Alton
51.7 MBPS
51.7">%
4.
Wood River
51.1 MBPS
51.1">%
5.
48.4">%

GOV'T FUNDING

  • Since 2010, Broadband Illinois has been awarded $6,554,641 in federal grants for Illinois's Broadband Initiative.
  • Another $173,923,501, accounting for 5.0% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in Illinois.
  • Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10mbps has improved from 93.0% to 95.3% of Illinoisans.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 289 broadband providers in Illinois.
  • There are 886,000 people in Illinois without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 685,000 people in Illinois that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 278,000 people in Illinois don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Illinois CITIES

Addison99.1%23 providers
Algonquin99.6%25 providers
Alton100.0%16 providers
Arlington Heights98.8%27 providers
Aurora99.1%34 providers
Barrington98.5%30 providers
Bartlett99.4%21 providers
Belleville99.8%27 providers
Belvidere99.4%16 providers
Berwyn98.9%16 providers
Bloomington100.0%25 providers
Bolingbrook98.2%36 providers
Buffalo Grove99.5%25 providers
Calumet City99.3%20 providers
Carbondale100.0%17 providers
Carol Stream99.3%29 providers
Carpentersville98.6%24 providers
Champaign100.0%28 providers
Chicago99.2%54 providers
Chicago Heights99.9%14 providers
Cicero99.4%15 providers
Collinsville100.0%20 providers
Crystal Lake98.8%25 providers
Danville86.4%19 providers
Decatur98.1%23 providers
Dekalb88.0%19 providers
Des Plaines99.9%33 providers
Downers Grove98.5%36 providers
East Saint Louis97.0%22 providers
Edwardsville100.0%20 providers
Elgin99.6%28 providers
Elk Grove Village98.0%27 providers
Elmhurst99.6%24 providers
Elmwood Park99.1%19 providers
Evanston98.9%28 providers
Frankfort99.7%24 providers
Freeport99.7%14 providers
Galesburg99.7%18 providers
Glen Ellyn99.5%26 providers
Glendale Heights99.7%26 providers
Glenview99.0%28 providers
Granite City99.9%16 providers
Grayslake97.7%21 providers
Gurnee99.6%27 providers
Hanover Park99.9%22 providers
Hoffman Estates98.9%30 providers
Joliet98.9%35 providers
Kankakee97.7%17 providers
La Grange100.0%24 providers
Lake Villa97.5%18 providers
Lake Zurich98.1%24 providers
Lockport99.3%24 providers
Lombard99.4%31 providers
Mchenry97.7%30 providers
Melrose Park99.7%29 providers
Moline100.0%17 providers
Mount Prospect98.5%26 providers
Mundelein98.7%23 providers
Naperville99.6%42 providers
New Lenox99.5%21 providers
Normal99.8%19 providers
Northbrook99.5%30 providers
O Fallon97.0%20 providers
Oak Lawn99.3%19 providers
Oak Park99.4%25 providers
Orland Park99.0%27 providers
Oswego98.6%27 providers
Palatine98.0%23 providers
Park Ridge100.0%18 providers
Pekin99.8%20 providers
Peoria99.6%36 providers
Plainfield99.7%25 providers
Quincy99.6%18 providers
Rock Island100.0%15 providers
Rockford99.1%23 providers
Romeoville95.6%27 providers
Round Lake96.8%18 providers
Saint Charles97.2%29 providers
Schaumburg96.2%37 providers
Skokie100.0%28 providers
Springfield100.0%26 providers
Streamwood100.0%21 providers
Tinley Park99.1%26 providers
Urbana100.0%23 providers
Waukegan97.4%23 providers
West Chicago97.1%27 providers
Wheaton99.1%29 providers
Wheeling97.8%31 providers
Woodridge96.2%25 providers
Woodstock99.3%24 providers
Zion99.8%14 providers
Last Updated on 10/26/2016.

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