Internet Providers in Chesterfield, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Chesterfield, IL
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 1
Fastest Speed Available: 30 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $49.99

Internet Access in Chesterfield, Illinois

As it stands, DSL is the only wired broadband network option with widespread coverage within Chesterfield proper. According to the most current data, it's available to approximately 94.55 percent of the city. DSL service is delivered over landline telephone wires you see on telephone poles. This is why it usually is provided by telephone companies like Frontier Communications.

Frontier Communications provides an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Chesterfield with 94 percent local availability and a maximum speed of 24 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet access in Chesterfield. fixed wireless providers like Illinois Electric Cooperative can offer 2 Mbps or more via wireless technology.

Viasat Internet is the most widely available choice in Chesterfield. The provider is accessible for virtually one hundred percent of Chesterfield. HughesNet is the most likely followup choice, providing close to one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package in Chesterfield is 25 Mbps.

The data on this page is primarily sourced via FCC reports. Then, it's confirmed against private data sources and direct provider reporting to create more granular resources than governmental websites. Speeds and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans annually.

In summary, broadband access could use improvement in Chesterfield. For the time being, a relatively limited 500 Chesterfield locals are limited to fewer than one options for wired broadband.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Chesterfield, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
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 94.6%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Chesterfield

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Chesterfield is the 1,101st most connected city in Illinois behind Brighton, Bunker Hill, Shipman, Carlinville, and Greenfield.

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.

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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Chesterfield

Data collected by our researchers suggests that popular ISPs use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because customers view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain that caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which easily consumes 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Chesterfield to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Chesterfield 19.2 Mbps 5 $3.68 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +515.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +129.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +141.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +150.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +142.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )