Internet Providers in Cherry Valley, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cherry Valley, IL
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $51

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 413 Internet plans in and near Cherry Valley since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 19 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.

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 26.4 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

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 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

Cherry Valley Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Cherry Valley is the 406th most connected city in Illinois behind Machesney Park, Loves Park, Rockford, Poplar Grove, and Belvidere.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Winnebago 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 74% of Cherry Valley 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 Winnebago 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 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 158.3 Mbps 6 $0.42 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +376.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -9.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +2.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +11.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +3.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )