Internet Providers in East Galesburg, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for East Galesburg, IL
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $49.17

Internet Access in East Galesburg, Illinois

East Galesburg offers 4 residential Internet providers, and 10 if you include business and mobile service. There are 4 broadband choices like cable or DSL.

Averaged to account for all residences in East Galesburg, the average household has 1.99 Internet providers to consider. 1.99 providers per address is not much compared to most other cities in Illinois.

DSL and cable are the two dominant network technologies around the East Galesburg metro area, frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Cable speed is usually stronger and more robust. That said, the overall speeds we've recorded with either network type are similar.

The plans shown above are collected individually by our data team.

Viasat Internet is the most common overall, with coverage for virtually one hundred percent of East Galesburg residents. HughesNet has registered availability for close to one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed advertised for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. In general, anything above 10 megabits per second will be enough for streaming lower-quality SD videos on WiFi, but may become problematic for large households or high-bandwidth services like Skype and etc. Explore our availability map on this page to see broadband options at the census block level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In East Galesburg, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in East Galesburg, Illinois

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 99.6% Availability in East Galesburg - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.6% Availability in East Galesburg - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in East Galesburg - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in East Galesburg - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For East Galesburg

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East Galesburg is the 728th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Avon, Monmouth, Abingdon, and Knoxville, but behind Galesburg.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 300 people in Knox 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.

Approximately 100% of East Galesburg residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Knox County, approximately 2,000 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 Caps Among East Galesburg Internet Service Providers

Internet companies have been moving to impose "data caps" to their home broadband plans as of late. This market trend holds true in the East Galesburg market, with local providers like Xfinity featuring plans with data caps. It's not a major issue for the majority of Internet users, but is liable to affect households that share their connection or techies who download or upload a lot of high-def content. Data caps with cable plans tend to be in the neighborhood of one Terabyte, which is an issue for fewer than one percent of Internet users. XFINITY from Comcast customers are advised to verify data caps before signing a contract.

Summary Of Internet Providers In East Galesburg

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 99.6%+ 100 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.6%+ 1,200 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 99.7%+ 987 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 100 Mbps
US Signal Company Fiber 5.1%+ 1,000 Mbps