Internet Providers in Erie, IL

Residential Internet Statistics for Erie, IL
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Erie, Illinois:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. Frontier
    95.2% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    95.2% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. Rise Broadband
    9.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    9.8% Available
  • 5. 5. Nextlink Internet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Mediacom
    71.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    71.4% Available
  • 7. 7. SandPrairie Wireless
    16.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *4
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    16.1% Available
  • 8. 8. theWISP.net ,INC
    13.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *45 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    13.3% Available
  • 9. 9. Geneseo Communications
    5.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    5.4% Available
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Internet Access in Erie, Illinois

Erie features only two dominent Internet technology options to understand: coaxial cable (71.36% availability) and DSL (90.50% coverage). Cable broadband service is provided through traditional cable TV companies using pre-existing copper coaxial television wires mounted on utility poles or buried in the street. DSL Internet is sent via phone wires. The majority of Erie neighborhoods and addresses can subscribe to both cable service and DSL from competing providers.

The information listed here is primarily sourced via FCC coverage reports, and is cross-validated with privatized databases to provide more detailed resources than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Data on pricing of individual Internet plans is generated by our research team, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year. We've catalogued 307 Erie Internet plans from 2014 to the present, with 53 Internet deals currently available in the area.

The average Erie building will have 4 companies at their address. Only 30.14 percent of the Erie population are limited to one or fewer options for residential broadband.

Frontier Communications is a common alternative, serving Erie with a maximum speed of 18 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only option for Internet access in Erie. fixed wireless companies such as Nextlink Internet are able to achieve 100 Mbps via direct wireless technology. There are 3 providers within Erie with enterprise and business/smb products and services such as T1 or custom fiber loops. BroadbandNow includes every local provider with explicit business services advertised on their website.

According to the most recent FCC filings and direct provider reports, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Erie in terms of coverage area. As the interactive maps below illustrate, the more common companies often compete at addresses around Erie.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Erie, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 71.4%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s 9.8%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 95.2%
800 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Erie is the 583rd most connected city in Illinois ahead of Fulton, but behind Camanche, Port Byron, Prophetstown, and Morrison.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Whiteside County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 70% of Erie residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Whiteside County, approximately 9,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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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 Erie

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Compare Erie to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Erie 4.9 Mbps 9 $0.75 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +576.8 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +167.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +194.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +197.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +191.6 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )