Internet Providers in Alexander, Illinois
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Residential Internet Statistics for Alexander, IL
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||3.9 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||115 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||95.16%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Alexander, Illinois
Internet Access in Alexander, Illinois
The average address in Alexander is serviceable by around 3 companies This is actually a good amount of choice compared with other communities. Competition often results in lower pricing.
We should note here that since FCC availability data is only collected biannually and only made public 6+ months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Frontier Communications is also a common Internet option in Alexander, offering DSL service available to 57 percent of Alexander. Illinois Electric Cooperative offers an alternative wireless service worth noting for close to one hundred percent of Alexander, although it has to have roof access and line of site with a Illinois Electric Cooperative access point.
DSL Internet providers like Frontier Communications deliver Internet services using copper phone infrastructure, which is why it is sold through companies that historically offered landline phone connections. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is available for 57.60 percent of Alexander homes. See the table directly below for more information about how the advertised download speeds compare to current customers' speed and throughput locally.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Alexander as measured by coverage area. These companies frequently compete at addresses in different neighborhoods around Alexander.
Internet Statistics 2021
95.2% of consumers in Alexander400 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alexander, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Illinois Electric Cooperative||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Alexander, Illinois
- Frontier - 57.1% Availability in Alexander - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Rise Broadband - 44.9% Availability in Alexander - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Illinois Electric Cooperative - 4.8% Availability in Alexander - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Alexander - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Alexander - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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 and Video Streaming Around Alexander
Data collected by our market researchers shows that many of the top providers in the area currently use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since consumers view them as a tactic to limit streaming services. Providers explain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming video, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Alexander
|Illinois Electric Cooperative||Fiber and Fixed Wireless||100%||100 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||57.1%+||115 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||44.9%+||50 Mbps|
|Royell Communications||Fixed Wireless||27.0%+||15 Mbps|
|CASSCOMM||Fixed Wireless||16.6%+||50 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||100%||50 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||115 Mbps|
|Royell Communications||Fixed Wireless||41.9%+||15 Mbps|
Compare Alexander to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Alexander||3.9 Mbps||8||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +345.2 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +103.2 Mbps )||18 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +95.8 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +107.8 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +111.4 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|