Internet Service Providers in Germantown, Illinois

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Residential Internet Statistics for Germantown, IL
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 6.76 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 1.06%

Internet Access in Germantown, Illinois

Broadband competition in Germantown is above average in comparison with other parts of Illinois. There are 6.32 providers per census block, on average. Germantown ranks at 326th on the "most connected city" charts. (Measured by the number of companies available at each local address) As it stands, only 1.06 percent of Germantown residents have one or fewer options for Internet.

Considering network tech in use across the area, the most frequently available physical wire broadband Internet technology options are IPBB (98.66 percent coverage) and Cable (82.11 percent coverage). Cable Internet is marketed by traditional cable TV providers, who use their already-built coaxial cable networks. Local customers of cable ISPs like Spectrum overwhelmingly pick it because of the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.)

The broadband access data on this page comes via FCC coverage reports, and is cross-validated with private databases to create more useful listings than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is generated by our research division, who collect thousands of plans every year. We've gathered 233 Germantown Internet plans from 2014 to the present. There are 36 Internet packages currently active.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the largest coverage area in Germantown. virtually one hundred percent of Germantown census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is the most common second option in the area, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan for Germantown is 25 Mbps.

While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, AT&T Internet also serves Germantown with a top speed of 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless providers like Wisper ISP can deliver as much as 100 Mbps via direct wireless links. Explore the interactive map on the page below to compare how many options residents have on the census block level, or our speed data to see how local ISPs compare in speed tests.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Germantown, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Germantown, Illinois

  • AT&T Internet - 98.7% Availability in Germantown - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 82.1% Availability in Germantown - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Frontier - 14.7% Availability in Germantown - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Germantown - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Germantown - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Germantown

Germantown Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Germantown is the 326th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Okawville, Aviston, New Baden, and Albers, but behind Breese.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Clinton 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 99% of Germantown 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 Clinton County, approximately 9,000 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 in Germantown

Internet service providers have been moving to add "data caps" on home WiFi and Internet packages. Some providers in Germantown — AT&T Internet included — have plans with data caps. Data caps as a trend vary widely, and can be anywhere from 250 Gigabytes all the way up to one Terabyte or more. Data caps are generally quite high, so they won't affect the majority of people. AT&T Internet users in Germantown are advised to verify data caps while signing up. Don't assume them based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Germantown

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet DSL and Fixed Wireless 98.7%+ 100 Mbps
Wisper ISP Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Tincans Wireless Internet Fixed Wireless 88.6%+ 11 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 86.2%+ 1.0 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 82.1%+ 940 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 14.7%+ 115 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 53.3%+ 115 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 34.6%+ 940 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 16.4%+ 25 Mbps

Compare Germantown to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Germantown 6.8 Mbps 10 $0.72 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +342.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +100.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +92.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +104.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +108.5 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )