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Internet Providers in Gardner, Illinois
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Internet Access in Gardner, Illinois
Gardner currently features only two widely available wired Internet service providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite. They have coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area and advertise downstream speeds of 25 Mbps.
In terms of network tech being used within the area, the most frequently available physical wire broadband Internet tech varieties are IPBB and Fixed Wireless (70.12 percent coverage) and Fixed Wireless (84.34 percent coverage).
The Internet access data on this page comes via FCC coverage reports. Data is with private databases and direct provider reporting to create more granular results than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is sourced thanks to our research and analysis division, who gather tens of thousands of data points annually. There are 262 collected plans in Gardner from 2014–present, with 51 Internet or bundled packages currently available.
In terms of coverage options, the average location in Gardner has 4-5 companies at their location, or precisely 4.46 ISPs per census block. Only 34.71 percent of Gardner residents have one or fewer options for residential Internet.
While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Rise Broadband also serves Gardner with a recorded top speed of 50 Mbps. Providers such as Surf Broadband Solutions can deliver 25 Mbps or more via wireless links. Explore the interactive map to see broadband coverage on a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2021
34.7% of consumers in Gardner800 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 Gardner, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||5.1%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||84.3%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||70.1%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||1.1%|
|Kraus Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||77.0%|
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.
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.
Compare Gardner to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Gardner||20.6 Mbps||12||$0.70 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +513.8 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +128.2 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +140 Mbps )||15 ( +3 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +148.9 Mbps )||23 ( +11 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +141.5 Mbps )||8 ( -4 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|