Internet Providers in Germantown, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Germantown, IL
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $61.86

Internet Access in Germantown, Illinois

Broadband competition in Germantown is above average in comparison with other parts of Illinois. There are 6.42 providers per census block, on average. Germantown ranks at 316th on the "most connected city" charts. (Measured by the number of companies available at each local address) As it stands, only 1.34 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 and Fixed Wireless (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 240 Germantown Internet plans from 2014 to the present. There are 37 Internet packages currently active.

Viasat Internet 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 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
EarthLink 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Germantown, Illinois

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB and Fixed Wireless - 98.7% Availability in Germantown - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 98.7% Availability in Germantown - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 82.1% Availability in Germantown - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 14.7% Availability in Germantown - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Germantown - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 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 316th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Okawville, New Baden, Aviston, 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 10,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Germantown

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Wisper ISP Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB and Fixed Wireless 98.7%+ 100 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 98.7%+ 25 Mbps
Tincans Wireless Internet Fixed Wireless 88.6%+ 11 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 86.2%+ 1.0 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 82.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 14.7%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 97.0%+ 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 53.3%+ Call For Speed Availability
Spectrum Business Cable 34.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Germantown to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Germantown 11.5 Mbps 10 $0.98 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +522.9 Mbps ) 16 ( +6 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +137.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +149.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +158 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +150.6 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )