Internet Providers in Gillespie, Illinois

Residential Internet Statistics for Gillespie, IL
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $19.95
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Gillespie, Illinois:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Frontier
    99.3% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    99.3% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    5.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    5.6% Available
  • 5. 5. Sparklight
    77.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    77.3% Available
  • 6. 6. Royell
    57.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    57.2% Available
  • 7. 7. Madison
    10.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    10.1% Available
  • 8. 8. Wisper ISP
    9.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    9.8% Available

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Internet Access in Gillespie, Illinois

Coverage data shows two primary infrastructure options in Gillespie — cable (86.23% coverage) and DSL (90.27% coverage). Cable broadband service is generally delivered by traditional cable TV providers, using coaxial copper television cables mounted on utility poles. DSL, similarly, is delivered over phone wires. The majority of Gillespie street addresses have access to both cable service or DSL from two alternating Internet providers.

The broadband access information on this page comes via FCC reports specific to the area. Then, it is enhanced through privatized databases to output more granular results than is available from the FCC directly. Information on pricing and speeds of individual Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans annually.

Since many houses are only wired for one telephone company and one cable company, the majority of Gillespie residents have 2-3 wired broadband service providers to choose from. 20.64% of Gillespie residents have one or fewer options for which provider to use. cable and DSL broadband services usually offer the best pricing and data use packages for home use.

Frontier Communications is a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer 99 percent availability and a maximum download speed of 25 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only choice for Internet for residents of Gillespie. For example, fixed wireless companies such as Royell Communications can deliver 15 Mbps using direct wireless links.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Gillespie as measured by coverage. As the maps below show, the more common providers frequently compete at addresses in most neighborhoods around Gillespie.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Gillespie, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 77.3%
Madison Communications Company 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s 10.1%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 5.6%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 99.3%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Gillespie is the 859th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Benld, but behind Litchfield, Bunker Hill, Staunton, and Mount Olive.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Macoupin County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 79% of Gillespie residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Macoupin County, approximately 12,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Gillespie to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Gillespie 38.3 Mbps 9 $1.01 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +543.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +134.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +161.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +163.9 Mbps ) 24 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +158.2 Mbps ) 10 ( +1 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )