Internet Providers in Carol Stream, IL
Residential Internet Statistics for Carol Stream, IL
|Internet Service Providers:||8|
|Plans Start From:||$25|
|Top Download Speed:||5 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Carol Stream, Illinois
4 Internet providers can provide service to the average Carol Stream location. In context, this is actually a lot of choice in comparison to similar-sized cities. Competition often results in lower regional pricing.
Looking specifically at the network technologies within Carol Stream, there are essentially two primary options: cable (providers like Xfinity) and DSL (providers like EarthLink).
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Carol Stream's most common wired Internet providers.
We should note that since FCC data is only collected twice annually and only released six months after, availability shown here may not be complete. Our process incorporates availability and plan data directly from some major ISPs to help fix this issue.
Aside from the Internet providers listed above, Xfinity provides a third choice for coverage in close to one hundred percent of Carol Stream. Fixed wireless providers such as Future Link IT and satellite companies such as are sometimes a good choice, but the main wired options usually offer a stronger deal so far as speed and pricing.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Carol Stream, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||1s||95.8%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber and 5G Internet||8s||96.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||72.7%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
3.6% of consumers in Carol Stream1,000 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.
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Map of ISPs in Carol Stream
Compare Carol Stream to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Carol Stream||263.9 Mbps||14||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +317.8 Mbps )||22 ( +8 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( -91.1 Mbps )||21 ( +7 )||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( -64.2 Mbps )||20 ( +6 )||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( -61.7 Mbps )||27 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( -67.4 Mbps )||11 ( -3 )||$0.39 ( + $0.00 )|