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Internet Providers in Annapolis, Illinois
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Internet Access in Annapolis, Illinois
Annapolis has 8 residential Internet Service Providers, and 10 if you include business and mobile operators. There are 4 choices for wired Internet, namely DSL.
There's a decent amount of competition between companies in Annapolis, but 400 residents still don't have access to more than one provider. If these residents aren't satisfied by the quality of service, they have no option but to compromise for a less reliable wireless connection. However, this issue isn't widespread in Annapolis — the average household has 3-4 options for Internet service.
DSL has strong availability compared with other Internet technologies within Annapolis because it uses phone lines to transmit data — therefore, since most homes are already wired with landline wiring, it makes sense that Annapolis has 69.36 percent DSL coverage.
Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Annapolis.
Broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data from the FCC and private datasets we collect directly from telecoms or via private sources. Average statistics about speed averages comes primarily via M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome search results. Our researchers have manually sourced package price and service data on 162 broadband deals in Annapolis as of 2021.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Annapolis400 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 Annapolis, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||69.4%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||69.8%|
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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Annapolis
Data from our researchers suggests that many of the popular providers in the area currently use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since customers see caps as a strategy to limit streaming services, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.