Internet Providers in Albany, IL

Residential Internet Statistics for Albany, IL
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Albany, Illinois:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Frontier
    98.7% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    98.7% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    23.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    23.9% Available
  • 5. 5. Nextlink Internet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Mediacom
    75.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    75.1% Available
  • 7. 7. SandPrairie Wireless
    20.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *4
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    20.4% Available

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Internet Access in Albany, Illinois

Albany features only two dominent Internet service options: cable (75.08% availability) and DSL (91.56% coverage). Cable Internet access is generally provided by cable TV providers using their pre-existing copper coaxial television lines on telephone poles. DSL Internet is sent via phone lines. The vast majority of Albany neighborhoods and blocks have access to cable or DSL from at least two Internet companies.

Keep in mind, since FCC data is tallied up biannually and only published six months after, availability shown here may not be complete. Our process incorporates availability data directly from some companies to help fix this issue.

Frontier Communications is also a commonly available Internet choice in Albany, offering DSL service in 98 percent of the area. Nextlink Internet offers an alternative wireless service worth noting to near one hundred percent of local residents. Keep in mind fixed wireless needs roof access and line of site with a Nextlink Internet tower or access point.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Albany's most common wired broadband providers.

Activate the map shown below to explore Internet service options at a granular census block level. You should find that while the majority of neighborhoods have about 3 choices, others can be less connected or may only have one provider in the area.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Albany, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 75.1%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 23.9%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 98.7%
300 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.

Albany is the 1,015th most connected city in Illinois behind Camanche, Clinton, Port Byron, Erie, and Fulton.

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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 4,000 people in Whiteside 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.

Approximately 68% of Albany 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 Whiteside County, approximately 9,000 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 Albany

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