Internet Providers in Hampshire, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hampshire, IL
Internet Providers: 12
Internet Plans: 15
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $49.99

Internet Access in Hampshire, Illinois

Hampshire's service and availability data on this page is calculated from Form 477 datasets. Then, we ensure the data is verifiable against private records. Since 2014, we've processed 6,567 rows of FCC data on broadband access within Hampshire, Illinois. Our data analysis team has manually collected pricing info for 460 Internet and bundle plans in Hampshire. The download averages calculation is derived from M-Labs user speed test data. To be fair, speed test data is a flawed indicator of Internet performance, not neccessarily an exact representation of exact download speeds available at houses around Hampshire.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Hampshire's most common wired broadband options.

Looking closer at the network technology types in Hampshire, you have two choices: cable (providers like Mediacom Cable) and DSL (providers like EarthLink).

EarthLink is another commonly available broadband choice in Hampshire, offering DSL service in 70 percent of the area. Fox Valley Internet offers an alternative wireless service for 83 percent of the local area, although it requires roof access and line of site with a Fox Valley Internet tower or access point.

The majority of Hampshire homes have 5 options for home broadband, which is competitive compared to other cities. Hampshire is currently the 149th most-connected metro area in Illinois, as measured by amount of broadband competition. Underserved blocks are low, with only 2,000 limited to a single choice for broadband access. Activate the interactive map on this page to see data about neighborhoods within Hampshire.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Hampshire, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 42.8%
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 41.8%
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 8s 70.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 70.9%
Rise Broadband 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 7.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hampshire

Hampshire Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Hampshire is the 149th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Gilberts, Huntley, Genoa, Lake In The Hills, and Union.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Kane 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: 42% of people living in Hampshire 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 82% of Hampshire 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, 60140 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Hampshire.

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

In Kane County, approximately 7,000 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 Caps in Hampshire

Internet companies have moved to impose data limits onto consumer Internet plans in recent years. This market trend holds true in the Hampshire market, with providers like Mediacom selling plans with data caps. It's not a major issue for the majority of customers, but it can be an issue for users that share the connection or "power users" who download or upload a large amount of high-def video. For context, an HD stream consumes around three Gigabytes of data hourly. SD content uses about 1GB/hr.

Internet access in Hampshire neighborhoods

Coverage data in Hampshire is available for the following specific neighborhoods: Pingree Grove, Campton Hills.

Compare Hampshire to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hampshire 32.9 Mbps 14 $0.38 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +501.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +3 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +115.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +3 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +127.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +1 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +136.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +129.2 Mbps ) 8 ( -6 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )