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Internet Providers in Gridley, Illinois
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Internet Access in Gridley, Illinois
Gridley has 7 residential Internet Service Providers, or 13 total providers including business and mobile. Consumers have access to 6 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 25.3 Mbps.
The plans displayed here are gathered individually through our research division. The 40 Internet plans shown above are the most recent of 267 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
5.3% of consumers in Gridley100 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||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||69.8%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s||9.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s||99.8%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Gridley Telephone Co||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||94.7%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Gridley
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 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.
Compare Gridley to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Gridley||25.3 Mbps||8||$0.59 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +520.3 Mbps )||19 ( +11 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +136 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +155.6 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +161.3 Mbps )||24 ( +16 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +153.8 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|