Internet Providers in Altona, IL

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

Top Internet Providers in Altona, Illinois:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. Nextlink Internet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 4. Mid Century Telephone Cooperative
    97.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    97.4% Available
  • 5. 5. Mediacom
    64.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    64.3% Available
  • 6. 6. Oneida Telephone Exchange
    3.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    3.6% Available
  • 7. 7. Woodhull Community Telephone Company
    2.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    2.3% Available

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Internet Access in Altona, Illinois

So far as types of Internet with availability, cable and fiber are the most commonly accessible choices for Altona residents. Cable TV and Internet is marketed by TV companies, which explains why cable companies listed above like Mediacom Cable offer cable TV channels along with their plans.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Altona.

Mid Century Telephone Cooperative and Mediacom Cable also provide Internet service in Altona, with 97 percent and 64 percent coverage of the area.

There's above-average competition between companies in the Altona area, but 200 people in the area don't have service from multiple providers. If these subscribers aren't satisfied by their local provider, they are forced to compromise for a less reliable wireless option. However, this isn't the norm in Altona — the average household has 3-4 Internet options.

Broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of governmental data and private data collected from telecom industry sources, or via private sources. Statistics regarding speed averages comes from M-Labs. Our market research team has manually collected price and plan details on 0 broadband plans in the Altona market to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Altona, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mid Century Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 97.4%
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 64.3%
Oneida Telephone Exchange 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 3.6%
Woodhull Community Telephone Company 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s 2.3%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
200 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.

Altona is the 904th most connected city in Illinois behind Galva, Kewanee, Toulon, Cambridge, and Galesburg.

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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 300 people in Knox 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.

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Altona have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 68% of Altona 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 Knox County, approximately 2,000 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.

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Compare Altona to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Altona 170.9 Mbps 7 $0.86 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +410.8 Mbps ) 22 ( +15 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +1.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +28.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +31.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +20 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +25.6 Mbps ) 11 ( +4 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )