Internet Providers in Brighton, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Brighton, IL
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $72.22

Internet Access in Brighton, Illinois

IPBB and Fixed Wireless lines are prevalent wired broadband technologies in Brighton, showing 80.64 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 and HughesNet are Brighton's primary wired broadband options.

Broadband competition in Brighton is overall high, with most homes having 3-4 Internet service providers available in their area. Access isn't distributed evenly — as a notable 38.82 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 80 percent of residents and a top speed of 75 Mbps. Providers like Wisper ISP can deliver 50 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

2,000 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
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Rise Broadband 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Brighton, Illinois

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 80.6% Availability in Brighton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Sparklight - Cable - 58.3% Availability in Brighton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 47.2% Availability in Brighton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 9.4% Availability in Brighton - Call For Speed Availability
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 6.0% Availability in Brighton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 3.3% Availability in Brighton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Brighton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 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 331st most connected city in Illinois ahead of Bunker Hill, Cottage Hills, and Shipman, but behind Godfrey and Alton.

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 61% 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 12,000 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 100% 50 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 80.6%+ 100 Mbps
Illinois Electric Cooperative Fixed Wireless 63.5%+ 25 Mbps
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) Cable 58.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 47.2%+ 100 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 9.4%+ Call For Speed Availability
AT&T Fixed Wireless 6.0%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 3.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 92.0%+ 100 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 41.0%+ Call For Speed Availability
AT&T Fixed Wireless 13.8%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 4.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Brighton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Brighton 15.2 Mbps 10 $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +400.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +6 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +103.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +101 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +112.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +112.4 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )