Internet Service Providers in Albion, Illinois
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Residential Internet Statistics for Albion, IL
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||31.08 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||19.96%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Albion, Illinois
Internet Access in Albion, Illinois
According to our latest availabliity data, there are two widely available Internet companies for Albion residents: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have speeds as high as 35 Mbps and availability in near one hundred percent of the local area. HughesNet offers Satellite. They have coverage for virtually one hundred percent of the area.
Frontier Communications and Sparklight (formerly Cable One) also have coverage in Albion, although our speed test data indicates that real-world performance from Frontier may be more robust.
The Internet plans shown here are gathered manually through our data team. The 20 Internet plans shown are the most current out of 191 packages we've aggregated in Albion to date.
There's a decent amount of competition between providers within Albion, but 1,000 residents still don't have service from multiple providers. If these subscribers aren't pleased with their local provider, they have to use a lower-grade wireless option. However, this isn't the norm in Albion — the majority of households have 3 Internet choices.
In summary, residents are likely making a choice between DSL and Satellite. The mapping and speed test data seen below show how the real-world speed test statistics vary between specific neighborhoods and ISPs in Albion.
Internet Statistics 2021
39.4% of consumers in Albion1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Albion, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Wabash Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Albion, Illinois
- Frontier - 64.7% Availability in Albion - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Sparklight - 64.5% Availability in Albion - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Wabash Communications - 20.5% Availability in Albion - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Albion - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Albion - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps in Albion
Many Internet companies have been moving to impose data limits onto their home Internet packages recently. The market trend holds true in the Albion market, with ISPs such as Sparklight featuring capped plans. It's not a major concern for most residents, but may be an issue for subscribers who download a lot of high-def video. Caps for cable packages tend to be in the neighborhood of 1 Terabyte. This is more than is used by 99% of users, according to reports from Comcast. Sparklight (formerly Cable One) customers are advised to verify data caps when signing up. Do not assume them based on statements online.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Albion
|King Street Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||1.0 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||64.7%+||115 Mbps|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||Cable||64.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Wabash Communications||Fiber||20.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||63.3%+||115 Mbps|
|Clearwave Communications||Fiber||6.9%+||-- Mbps|
Compare Albion to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Albion||31.1 Mbps||6||$0.64 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +318 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +76 Mbps )||18 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +68.6 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +80.6 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +84.2 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|