Internet Providers in Cameron, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cameron, IL
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 300 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $55.3

Internet Access in Cameron, Illinois

As it stands, DSL is the only major wired network option that has widespread availability for residents of Cameron. According to our latest data, it can be accessed by around 95.75 percent of the population. DSL Internet service reaches subscribers throughtraditional phone wires, which is the reason it comes from traditional phone operators like CenturyLink.

The average Cameron customer has 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Competition is desireable. It tends to improve pricing and service quality at a given address. This high level of Internet access isn't distributed evenly, however. A surprising 64.52 of the local population still has only one option for broadband Internet service.

Keep in mind, since FCC data is currently only tallied up twice a year and only published 6+ months after that, availability shown here may not be complete.

CenturyLink is also a common Internet option in Cameron, offering mainly DSL service with coverage in 91 percent of Cameron. Nextlink Internet is another alternative wireless service to 96 percent of the local area. Keep in mind that it needs roof access and proximity to a Nextlink Internet access point.

According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest telecoms in Cameron in terms of coverage area. The more common companies often cover the same addresses in most blocks around Cameron.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Cameron, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Nova1net 300 Mbps Cable 27s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cameron, Illinois

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 91.1% Availability in Cameron - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Nova1net - Cable - 32.6% Availability in Cameron - Speeds up to 300 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 7.6% Availability in Cameron - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cameron - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cameron - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cameron

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Cameron is the 1,096th most connected city in Illinois behind Roseville, Galesburg, Monmouth, Abingdon, and Knoxville.

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

Approximately 800 people in Warren 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 35% of Cameron 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 Warren County, approximately 3,000 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 and Video Streaming Around Cameron

Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the common providers in the area use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because consumers see caps as a tactic to discourage "cord cutting", while providers explain that they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cameron

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 96.8%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 91.1%+ 100 Mbps
Nova1net Cable 32.6%+ 300 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 7.6%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 100 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 17.5%+ Call For Speed Availability

Compare Cameron to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cameron 2.9 Mbps 6 $3.21 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +412.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +116 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +113.3 Mbps ) 14 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +124.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +124.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )