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Internet Providers in Gillespie, Illinois
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Internet Access in Gillespie, Illinois
Coverage data shows two primary infrastructure options in Gillespie — cable (86.11% 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. 20.76% 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 90 percent availability and a maximum download speed of 24 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.
Internet Statistics 2021
20.8% of consumers in Gillespie1,000 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 Gillespie, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||77.2%|
|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%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||90.3%|
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.
Data Caps and Cord Cutting in Gillespie
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that top ISPs currently place a limit on streaming for their home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue since consumers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Internet access in Gillespie neighborhoods
Broadband data for Gillespie is available for these local neighborhoods: Dorchester.
Compare Gillespie to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Gillespie||61.7 Mbps||7||$0.93 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +472.7 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +87.1 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +98.9 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +107.8 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +100.4 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Gillespie
Royell Communications is the best
They do a great job. I have had them for about 3 years, customer service is great and they are very reliable. A great value and I live in the country where you're very limited to good, reliable internet. I always tell people about Royell and I even got my son to hook with them