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Internet Providers in Cherry Valley, Illinois
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Internet Access in Cherry Valley, Illinois
Information here is calculated from biannual FCC coverage filings. Our data also includes direct reporting from providers and other privatized data to further validate and enhance the information down to the census block or lit address level. Plane and pricing data is collected by our research team. To date, we've collected and verified 437 Internet plans in and near Cherry Valley since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 8 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Rise Broadband is also a common broadband choice in Cherry Valley. They offer Fixed Wireless connections in 98 percent of the area. T-Mobile Home Internet is another alternative wireless service worth noting to 97 percent of local residents, although it needs roof access and proximity to a T-Mobile Home Internet tower or access point.
So far as the broadband network technology types within Cherry Valley, you essentially see two choices: cable (providers like XFINITY from Comcast) and DSL (providers like Frontier Communications).
The majority of Cherry Valley households have 2-3 Internet providers that are able to provide service at that address. Competition is good. It tends to improve prices. This high level of competition isn't universal, though — as a surprising 26.11 of residents still have only one option for broadband service.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable Internet providers in Cherry Valley so far as coverage area. As the interactive map below shows, these companies frequently compete at addresses in most blocks around Cherry Valley.
Internet Statistics 2021
26.1% of consumers in Cherry Valley1,000 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 Cherry Valley, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||92.4%|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||5.8%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||98.3%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||75.6%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Cherry Valley
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.
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.
Data Caps in Cherry Valley
Data collected by our market research team suggests that some of the popular providers in Cherry Valley place a limit on data use on home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because users view them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Cherry Valley to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Cherry Valley||235.3 Mbps||7||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +310.3 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( -74 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.14 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( -54.4 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( -48.7 Mbps )||24 ( +17 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( -56.2 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|