Internet Providers in Altona, IL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Altona, IL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$85.69|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Altona, Illinois
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 240 broadband plans in the Altona market to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
32.0% of consumers in Altona200 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 Altona, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Mid Century Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Oneida Telephone Exchange||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|Woodhull Community Telephone Company||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Altona, Illinois
- Mid Century Telephone Cooperative - Fiber - 97.4% Availability in Altona - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Mediacom - Cable - 64.3% Availability in Altona - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Oneida Telephone Exchange - Fiber - 3.6% Availability in Altona - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Woodhull Community Telephone Company - Fiber - 2.3% Availability in Altona - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Altona - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Altona - 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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Altona
Data from our research team suggests that popular ISPs in the area place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Altona
|Network Business Systems||Fixed Wireless||100%||6 Mbps|
|Nextlink Internet||Fixed Wireless||100%||100 Mbps|
|Mid Century Telephone Cooperative||Fiber||97.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Mediacom Cable||Cable||64.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Oneida Telephone Exchange||Fiber||3.6%+||100 Mbps|
|Woodhull Community Telephone Company||Fiber||2.3%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Nextlink Internet||Fixed Wireless||100%||100 Mbps|
|Mid Century Telephone Cooperative||Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Mediacom Business||Cable||5.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Altona to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Altona||202.9 Mbps||8||$0.62 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +212.5 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( -84 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( -86.7 Mbps )||14 ( +6 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( -75.5 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( -75.3 Mbps )||8||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|