Internet Providers in Gridley, Illinois

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Residential Internet Statistics for Gridley, IL
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 12.83 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 28.56%

Internet Access in Gridley, Illinois

Gridley has 8 residential Internet Service Providers, or 14 total providers including business and mobile. Consumers have access to 7 choices for wired broadband like cable or DSL.

As might be expected for a city of Gridley'ssomewhat low level of broadband service competitiveness, the average download speeds in Gridley fall under the state average. The current average download speed for Gridley over the past twelve months is 12.83 Mbps.

The plans displayed here are gathered individually through our research division. The 37 Internet plans shown above are the most recent of 239 broadband packages we've aggregated in Gridley to date.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Gridley with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Gridley is the 353rd most connected city in Illinois ahead of Lexington, Chenoa, Hudson, Minonk, and El Paso.
  • The fastest zip code in Gridley for February 2021 is 61744. (see all below).

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 (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Gridley Telephone Co 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Gridley, Illinois

  • GTC - 94.7% Availability in Gridley - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 99.8% Availability in Gridley - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Mediacom - 69.8% Availability in Gridley - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 9.0% Availability in Gridley - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Gridley - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 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 353rd most connected city in Illinois ahead of Lexington, Chenoa, Hudson, Minonk, and El Paso.

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.

As of this month, 61744 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Gridley.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

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 and Fiber 94.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 99.8%+ 50 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 (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 5.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
NetFortris Copper 0.1%+ -- Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.1%+ 3.0 Mbps

Compare Gridley to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Gridley 12.8 Mbps 8 $1.18 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +336.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +94.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +86.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +98.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +102.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )