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Internet Providers in Amboy, Illinois
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Internet Access in Amboy, Illinois
FCC Form 477 datasets are the primary source for the Amboy availability data presented on this page. We've crunched 4,928 rows of governmental and privatized databases on broadband access within Amboy. There is currently limited speed test data on the Amboy area. We've only seen 9 total recordings in the most recent 12 months. For this reason, you should pay more attention to the advertised download rates detailed above.
As is normal for a city of Amboy's level of telecom competitiveness, the average download speeds in Amboy fall under the Illinois average. The current average speed in Amboy in the past twelve months is 13.42 Mbps.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
Rise Broadband as well as Frontier Communications also provide Internet service in Amboy, although our speed test results indicates that real-world performance from Rise Broadband might be faster.
The majority of Amboy households have 3-4 options so far as residential broadband, which is about average compared to other cities. Amboy ranks at position 373rd out of 1,233 communities in Illinois in terms of broadband options. Underserved blocks are low, with only 1,000 limited to a single choice for broadband access. Activate the interactive map on this page to explore network data about neighborhoods within Amboy and see Internet access statistics.
Internet Statistics 2021
41.6% of consumers in Amboy1,000 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 Amboy, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||66.4%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||1.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||99.5%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||68.7%|
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.
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 Caps in Amboy
Internet companies have been moving to add data "plans" onto consumer Internet packages recently. The trend is certainly true in the Amboy market, with local ISPs like Xfinity selling plans with data caps. This won't really matter for most customers, but it is liable to be an issue for those that share the WiFi with family or "power users" who stream a lot of high-def content. Data caps for cable bundles are generally in the neighborhood of one Terabyte, which is a problem for fewer than 1% of Internet users. XFINITY from Comcast customers should verify data use policies when signing up.
Compare Amboy to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Amboy||13.4 Mbps||9||$3.68 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +521 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +135.4 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +147.2 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +156.1 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +148.7 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|