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Internet Providers in Harvey, Illinois
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Internet Access in Harvey, Illinois
There are 2.99 ISPs per census block in Harvey. So, the majority of households in the area will have at least 2 options for Internet.
DSL and cable are the dominant network options within Harvey, frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Cable network speed is usually stronger, but the overall speeds we've recorded with either type are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block based on the network quality in that neighborhood.
EarthLink as well as AT&T Internet also offer coverage in Harvey, with shared territory in some neighborhoods.
Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
Internet access statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of public governmental data and privatized datasets we collect from industry sources or through private third parties. Statistics regarding speed and performance averages is sourced primarily via M-Labs, which is a speed test utility shown within BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome queries. The BroadbandNow research team has manually aggregated price and plan details for 486 broadband plans in the Harvey market as of 2021.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Harvey, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.7%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||99.9%|
|EarthLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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 Around Harvey
Data from our researchers shows that common providers in Harvey use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view them as a strategy to stop streaming services. Providers explain they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Internet access in Harvey neighborhoods
Internet access information in Harvey is available for the following neighborhoods: Phoenix, Dixmoor.
Compare Harvey to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Harvey||67.5 Mbps||5||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +466.9 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +81.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +93.1 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +102 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +94.6 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|