Internet Providers in Gardner, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Gardner, IL
Internet Providers: 12
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $83.88

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 (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 257 collected plans in Gardner from 2014–present, with 46 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

800 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Gardner, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s
Kraus Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Gardner, Illinois

  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 84.3% Availability in Gardner - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 70.1% Availability in Gardner - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Kraus - Cable - 77.0% Availability in Gardner - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 9.3% Availability in Gardner - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 5.1% Availability in Gardner - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 1.1% Availability in Gardner - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Gardner - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Gardner - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Gardner

Gardner Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Gardner is the 155th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Dwight, Braceville, Coal City, Braidwood, and Mazon.

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 Grundy 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 65% of Gardner 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 Grundy 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 Limits in Gardner

Internet companies have begun to increase the use of data limits onto home broadband plans recently. This trend holds true in Gardner, with common providers like Kraus adding capped plans. It's not a large issue for most residents, but it may be an issue for households that download a lot of 4K video. Caps for cable plans are usually around 1 Terabyte, which is a problem for less than one percent of customers, according to reports from Xfinity. Kraus Cable customers in Gardner are advised to double check data use policies before signing up.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Gardner

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Surf Broadband Solutions Fixed Wireless 99.8%+ 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 84.3%+ 50 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 70.1%+ 100 Mbps
Kraus Cable Cable 77.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
MediaNet Wireless Fixed Wireless 75.2%+ 30 Mbps
ClearSKY Systems Fixed Wireless 18.7%+ 15 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 9.3%+ 25 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 5.8%+ 1.0 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 5.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 1.1%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 23.4%+ Call For Speed Availability
Mediacom Business Cable 19.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Gardner to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Gardner 114.8 Mbps 12 $0.40 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +300.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +4 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +4.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +5 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +1.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +12.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +12.8 Mbps ) 8 ( -4 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )