Internet Providers in Fidelity, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fidelity, IL
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 1
Fastest Speed Available: 30 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $49.99

Internet Access in Fidelity, Illinois

Information on this page is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage filings. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports to further validate and enhance that data. Plane and pricing information is hand-gathered by our market research division. We've aggregated 182 broadband deals in and near Fidelity since 2014. FCC data is updated biannually, but often is available here before governmental publications thanks to direct reporting with major providers.

DSL Internet providers such as Frontier Communications connect customers to Internet services using copper telephone infrastructure. This explains why DSL often comes through corporations that historically offered phone connections. DSL is serviceable to 88.60 percent of Fidelity homes. You can refer to the graphical tools below for insights into how marketed download speeds line up with actual performance.

Frontier Communications is also a common Internet choice in Fidelity, offering DSL connections with coverage in 88 percent of the area. Illinois Electric Cooperative is another alternative wireless service to virtually one hundred percent of Fidelity, although it needs roof access or proximity to a Illinois Electric Cooperative access point.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Fidelity.

Click through the interactive map below to explore Internet service competition on the street level. Although most locations have about 3-4 options, some areas are less fortunate and may only have one provider available. Even in 2021, a surprising 100 percent of local households are in this predicament.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Fidelity with 6 of those offering residential service

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Fidelity, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
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 88.6%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fidelity

Fidelity Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Approximately 3,000 people in Jersey 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.

In Jersey County, approximately 7,000 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 and Video Streaming in Fidelity

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that popular ISPs in Fidelity use data caps on residential broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because users see them as a tactic to stop "cord cutting", while providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.