Internet Providers in Gridley, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Gridley, IL
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.03

Internet Access in Gridley, Illinois

Gridley has 8 residential Internet Service Providers, or 13 total providers including business and mobile. Consumers have access to 7 choices for wired broadband (Technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).

Fiber and cable have the highest availability of all network options within Gridley. Fiber services will usually install fiber lines for the full distance to a customer house. In some areas the physical fiber line might change to a coax cable nearby on the block. Cable is built on coaxial television lines for the "last mile" distance to subscribers, only using fiber lines to accomplish data transit between neighborhoods.

The plans displayed here are gathered individually through our research division. The 43 Internet plans shown above are the most recent of 259 broadband packages we've aggregated in Gridley to date.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

Initialize the interactive map below to explore Internet service competition on the census block level. Although the majority of addresses have around 4-5 choices, some areas can be less connected and might only have one provider available.

Internet Statistics 2021



Gridley, IL

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

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Gridley, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Gridley Telephone Co 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s
Gridley Telephone Co 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Gridley, Illinois

  • GTC - DSL - 94.7% Availability in Gridley - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 99.8% Availability in Gridley - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • GTC - Fiber - 94.7% Availability in Gridley - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 69.8% Availability in Gridley - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Consolidated - DSL - 9.0% Availability in Gridley - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Gridley - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Gridley - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Gridley

Gridley Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Gridley is the 376th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Lexington, Minonk, Chenoa, El Paso, and Hudson.

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 Livingston 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.

Fiber Availability: 95% of people living in Gridley have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 95% of Gridley 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 Livingston 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.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Gridley

Data collected by our research team shows that popular providers in Gridley use data caps on home broadband packages. Data caps are disliked because consumers view caps as a tactic to stop video streaming, while providers explain they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which easily uses 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Gridley

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Gridley Telephone Co DSL 94.7%+ 20 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 99.8%+ 50 Mbps
Gridley Telephone Co Fiber 94.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 74.1%+ 1.0 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 69.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 9.0%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 5.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.1%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Gridley to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Gridley 25.5 Mbps 8 $0.68 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +508.9 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +123.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +135.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +144 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +136.6 Mbps ) 8 $0.36 ( $0.00 )