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Internet Providers in Crystal Lake, Illinois
Residential Internet Statistics for Crystal Lake, IL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$54.98|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Crystal Lake, Illinois:
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Internet Access in Crystal Lake, Illinois
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Crystal Lake. HughesNet is also a common option.
The packages listed here are gathered by hand by our research team. We've collected 431 plans in Crystal Lake since 2014.
Most people in Crystal Lake have more than one at their address. That said, this number tends to rise and dip depending on which neighborhood you're looking at. Initialize the interactive map on this page to explore competition changes around Crystal Lake.
XFINITY from Comcast and EarthLink can also provide coverage in Crystal Lake, with significant shared territory in some blocks.
Overall, Crystal Lake's broadband infrastructure follows a similar pattern to other Illinois cities: widespread coverage of cable and DSL, but limited options since most houses are limited to one company for either type of Internet service. The cable/DSL pattern has a simple reason. Internet outfits used to be cable TV and telephone companies. So, they can use conveniently pre-built infrastructures to deliver their Internet service.
- There are 15 internet providers in Crystal Lake with 8 of those offering residential service
- Crystal Lake is the 425th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Lake In The Hills, Cary, and Fox River Grove, but behind Huntley and Algonquin.
- Explore internet access for communities within Crystal Lake: Prairie Grove and Bull Valley
- The fastest zip code in Crystal Lake for July 2021 is 60014. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
0.6% of consumers in Crystal Lake300 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 Crystal Lake, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.7%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||98.8%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||98.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||8.0%|
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Around Crystal Lake
Data collected by our researchers shows that common ISPs use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view them as a strategy to discourage streaming services. Providers explain that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which can use 1–7GB/hour.
Internet access in Crystal Lake neighborhoods
Crystal Lake Internet access information can be found for the following communities: Prairie Grove, Bull Valley.
Compare Crystal Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Crystal Lake||125.2 Mbps||10||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +409.2 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +23.6 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +35.4 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +44.3 Mbps )||23 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +36.9 Mbps )||8 ( -2 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|