Internet Providers in Des Plaines, IL
Residential Internet Statistics for Des Plaines, IL
|Internet Service Providers:||7|
|Plans Start From:||$19.99|
|Top Download Speed:||5 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Des Plaines, Illinois
FCC Form 477 data is the backbone of broadband availability facts listed here. Since launching in 2014, we've analyzed 18,414 rows of governmental and privatized databases on broadband access in Des Plaines, Illinois. Average download speed information is calculated from 17,674 public speed test records gathered in the past 12 months.
There's a strong level of market competition between companies around Des Plaines, but 4,000 people in the area can't get access to multiple providers. This means that if they aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they are forced to rely on a lower-grade wireless. Luckily, this issue isn't widespread in Des Plaines. The average household has 5 choices for broadband-grade Internet service.
Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Des Plaines.
Cable and DSL are the primary network types in the Des Plaines area. They are fighting over the same potential customers at many addresses and generally competing on service quality. Performance from cable is generally stronger, but overall performance found with either Internet technology system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network quality in a given area. Des Plaines area download speed test results show that network performance is stronger than average, clocking in 18.48 percent higher than the Illinois average so far as average download speeds.
While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Xfinity also serves Des Plaines with Cable coverage for 94 percent of addresses and a recorded maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. Plans from brands like Verizon can deliver 0 Mbps or more using wireless hardware. There are also 15 providers offering enterprise services like T1 and MPLS. Explore the interactive map below to see how many options residents have at a granular level.
- There are 25 internet providers in Des Plaines with 9 of those offering residential service
- Des Plaines is the 1st most connected city in Illinois ahead of Park Ridge, Elk Grove Village, Niles, Mount Prospect, and Prospect Heights.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Des Plaines, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||1s||88.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||44.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
5.3% of consumers in Des Plaines4,000 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.
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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.
Map of ISPs in Des Plaines
Compare Des Plaines to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Des Plaines||240.2 Mbps||13||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +341.5 Mbps )||22 ( +9 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( -67.4 Mbps )||21 ( +8 )||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( -40.5 Mbps )||20 ( +7 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( -38 Mbps )||27 ( +14 )||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( -43.7 Mbps )||11 ( -2 )||$0.39 ( + $0.00 )|