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Internet Providers in Dunlap, Illinois
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Internet Access in Dunlap, Illinois
Broadband competition in Dunlap is above average compared with other parts of the state, with is an average of 6.26 providers serviceable in each census block. Dunlap is currently the 232nd most connected city in Illinois. (As measured by number of companies servicing each address) As it stands, only 3.18 percent of the area are limited to one or fewer options for Internet.
Frontier Communications is also a common broadband option in Dunlap. They offer DSL connections in 93 percent of the area. Nextlink Internet offers an alternative wireless service to close to one hundred percent of the area, although it has to have roof access and line of site with a Nextlink Internet access point.
Keep in mind, since FCC availability data is only tallied up biannually and only released six months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Dunlap has a variety of wired network types including fiber, cable, and DSL. Fiber, the most reliable network type around Dunlap, has local availability of 85.57 percent. Cable and DSL Internet networks have 97.77 percent and 93.01 percent footprints respectively.
Viasat Internet is the most common overall. They offer coverage for close to one hundred percent of Dunlap residents. HughesNet is available to close to one hundred percent of residents. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised as high as 25 Mbps. Any speed over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) is enough to stream SD video on WiFi. However, it may become problematic for multiple users or modern apps such as video chat, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Explore our coverage map below to compare broadband options at the census block level.
Internet Statistics 2021
3.2% of consumers in Dunlap200 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 Dunlap, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|i3 Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||85.6%|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||35.1%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||71.8%|
|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||93.0%|
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.
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.
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 Caps on Dunlap Internet Plans
Many Internet companies have decided to increase the use of "data caps" to their residential Internet packages lately. This trend is certainly true in Dunlap, with local Internet choices like Xfinity advertising capped plans. This doesn't really matter for the majority of Internet subscribers, but might affect users who share their service with multiple other family or techies who stream a large amount of 4K video. If you have concerns about staying within a set amount of data use, start by checking for fiber plans at your address using the search bar at the top of this page. Fiber packages are sometimes more expensive, but can offer unlimited data and streaming without throttling since fiber line doesn't share cable and DSL's bandwidth ceiling.
Compare Dunlap to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Dunlap||36.3 Mbps||10||$0.51 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +498.1 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +112.5 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +124.3 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +133.2 Mbps )||23 ( +13 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +125.8 Mbps )||8 ( -2 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|