Internet Providers in Harvey, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Harvey, IL
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $50.61

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 467 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
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Harvey, Illinois

  • EarthLink - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Harvey - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 99.9% Availability in Harvey - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.7% Availability in Harvey - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Harvey - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Harvey - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Harvey

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Harvey is the 547th most connected city in Illinois behind Thornton, Hazel Crest, South Holland, Posen, and Markham.

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

Approximately 23,000 people in Cook 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.

Approximately 100% of Harvey 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 Cook County, approximately 24,000 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Harvey

Provider Type Coverage Speed
EarthLink DSL 100% 100 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 99.9%+ 100 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.7%+ 1,200 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 93.2%+ 987 Mbps
US Signal Company Fiber 17.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 3.4%+ 50 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 2.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Harvey to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Harvey 90.3 Mbps 5 $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +325.1 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +28.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +25.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +37.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +37.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )