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Internet Providers in Clarendon Hills, Illinois
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Internet Access in Clarendon Hills, Illinois
Clarendon Hills service and availability data on BroadbandNow is calculated based on FCC data. Then, we ensure the data is verified against private lit address files. Since 2014, we've analyzed 1,921 rows of FCC databases on broadband access in Clarendon Hills. We've hand-sourced local pricing and agreement details for 275 Internet plans in Clarendon Hills. The download speed averages are derived from 1,521 speed tests in Clarendon Hills.
Competition among Internet companies is decent overall, and the average Clarendon Hills household is served by 3-4 ISPs. Averaged to account for all census blocks in the city, that's precisely 3.65 options per location.
So far as the network technology types within Clarendon Hills, there are currently two primary options: cable (XFINITY from Comcast, for example) and DSL (providers like AT&T Internet).
AT&T Internet is also a commonly available broadband choice for Clarendon Hills, offering primarily IPBB service available to near one hundred percent of the area. Everywhere Wireless offers an alternative wireless service to 65 percent of local residents, although it needs roof access and line of site with a Everywhere Wireless tower or access point.
Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider on the whole, covering practically one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has coverage for close to close to one hundred percent of residents. The fastest download speed advertised for Viasat is 35 Mbps, while HughesNet offers as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule of thumb, anything above 10 megabits per second is sufficient for streaming standard definition video over WiFi. However, it may become challenging when multiple people try to access bandwidth-intensive services like Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. See the Internet coverage maps below to see how Internet options compare down to the census block level.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Clarendon Hills, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.9%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||100.0%|
|EarthLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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 on Clarendon Hills Internet Plans
Internet providers have been moving to impose data "plans" onto residential broadband plans recently. This market trend is certainly true in the Clarendon Hills market, with common providers such as Xfinity selling capped plans. It's not a major issue for the majority of customers, but it can affect households who share their WiFi or techies who upload a large amount of high-def video. Caps for cable packages tend to be around 1 Terabyte. This is way more than is used by 99% of subscribers. XFINITY from Comcast customers in Clarendon Hills are advised to double check data caps when signing up, and not assume them based on statements online.
Compare Clarendon Hills to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Clarendon Hills||125 Mbps||6||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +409.4 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +23.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +35.6 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +44.5 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +37.1 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Clarendon Hills
Great company but they need to upgrade
Broadband is probably the best internet, tv, mobile, DSL, provider around. At least that's been the case till now, they need to get the fiber optic internet up and running all over the states by now, especially Illinois, Chicago.