Internet Providers in Blue Island, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Blue Island, IL
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.63

Internet Access in Blue Island, Illinois

Information below is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reports. We leverage direct provider coverage reports to enhance the data. Plan, pricing, and other data is gathered manually by our data team. We have collected and verified 439 broadband plans in the area around Blue Island. Speed test data in Blue Island is limited to the 10,006 user speed tests shown in the listings below.

XFINITY from Comcast as well as EarthLink can also provide Internet service in Blue Island, with significant shared territory in some neighborhoods.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Blue Island.

DSL and cable are the primary broadband types within the Blue Island area, frequently overlapping and generally competing with each other. Cable speed is overall better. That said, the overall speeds seen with either Internet technology system are comparable.

Click into the map below to explore broadband competition on the granular street level. As illustrated, while the majority of neighborhoods have around 3 options for service, others are less fortunate or may be limited to one. As of 2021, a notable 6.72 percent of households have one or fewer Internet options.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Blue Island with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Blue Island is the 539th most connected city in Illinois behind Robbins, Alsip, Midlothian, Posen, and Riverdale.
  • The fastest zip code in Blue Island for April 2021 is 60406. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Blue Island, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
EarthLink Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Blue Island, Illinois

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 89.3% Availability in Blue Island - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 89.7% Availability in Blue Island - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 92.6% Availability in Blue Island - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 25.2% Availability in Blue Island - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • EarthLink - Fiber - 20.6% Availability in Blue Island - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Blue Island - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Blue Island - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Blue Island

Blue Island Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Blue Island is the 539th most connected city in Illinois behind Robbins, Alsip, Midlothian, Posen, and Riverdale.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 23,000 people in Cook County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 25% of people living in Blue Island have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 93% of Blue Island residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 60406 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Blue Island.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Cook County, approximately 24,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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 Blue Island

Data collected by our research team shows that top ISPs in the area use data caps for their home broadband plans. Data caps are controversial since subscribers see them as a strategy to stop streaming. Providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is streaming video, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Blue Island

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 89.3%+ 100 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 89.7%+ 100 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 92.6%+ 1,200 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 25.2%+ 940 Mbps
EarthLink Fiber Fiber 20.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 91.1%+ 987 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 18.2%+ 940 Mbps
US Signal Company Fiber 4.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
GTT Communications DSL 2.2%+ 6 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 2.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Blue Island to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Blue Island 122.2 Mbps 7 $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +293.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -3.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +5.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +5.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )