Internet Providers in Blue Island, IL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Blue Island, IL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$59.63|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Blue Island, Illinois
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.
Internet Statistics 2021
6.7% of consumers in Blue Island1,000 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 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.
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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
|AT&T Internet||IPBB||89.3%+||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|
|Comcast Business||Cable||91.1%+||987 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 )|