Internet Service Providers in Brighton, Illinois

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Residential Internet Statistics for Brighton, IL
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 13.4 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 16.82%

Internet Access in Brighton, Illinois

IPBB and Fixed Wireless lines are prevalent wired broadband technologies in Brighton, showing 82.03 percent and 47.20 percent network reach in the area.

Remember that since FCC data is currently collected biannually and only published 6+ months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Brighton's primary wired broadband options.

Broadband competition in Brighton is overall high, with most homes having 5 Internet service providers available in their area. Access isn't distributed evenly — as a notable 17.39 percent of residents still have only one or zero options for true broadband service.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, AT&T Internet is also in Brighton with IPBB availability in 82 percent of residents and a top speed of 75 Mbps. Providers like Wisper ISP can deliver 25 Mbps or more via wireless hardware. Explore the interactive map on the page below to compare how many options residents have at the census block level, or check the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how Viasat compares with other Brighton options in real-world speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Brighton, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Rise Broadband 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Brighton, Illinois

  • AT&T Internet - 82.0% Availability in Brighton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Sparklight - 57.8% Availability in Brighton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 47.2% Availability in Brighton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Frontier - 9.4% Availability in Brighton - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 3.3% Availability in Brighton - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Brighton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Brighton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Brighton

Brighton Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Brighton is the 406th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Cottage Hills and Shipman, but behind Godfrey, Alton, and Bunker Hill.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Macoupin 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.

Approximately 83% of Brighton 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.

In Macoupin County, approximately 11,000 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 Brighton

Many Internet companies have moved to add data "plans" onto consumer broadband plans in recent years. The market trend holds true in Brighton, with local providers such as Sparklight selling capped plans. This doesn't matter for most Internet subscribers, but it can affect those that consume a lot of high-def video. Data caps for cable plans tend to be in the neighborhood of 1 Terabyte, which is way more than is used by 99% of customers. Potential Sparklight (formerly Cable One) customers should confirm data limits before signing a contract.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Brighton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Wisper ISP Fixed Wireless 99.8%+ 25 Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL and Fixed Wireless 82.0%+ 100 Mbps
Illinois Electric Cooperative Fixed Wireless 63.5%+ 25 Mbps
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) Cable 57.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 47.2%+ 100 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 9.4%+ 115 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 3.3%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 91.8%+ 100 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 40.9%+ 115 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 17.2%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 4.2%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Brighton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Brighton 13.4 Mbps 11 $0.58 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +335.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +93.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +7 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +86.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +98.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +101.9 Mbps ) 9 ( -2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )