Internet Providers in Hickory Hills, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hickory Hills, IL
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.63

Internet Access in Hickory Hills, Illinois

The Internet availability information on this page is derived from Form 477 data submissions. Then, we ensure the data is verifiable against privatized lit address records. Since launching in 2014, we've examined 2,104 rows of FCC and privatized databases about Internet access within Hickory Hills. Our researchers have manually collected pricing data for 409 Internet and bundle plans in Hickory Hills. The download speed calculation comes from speed tests collected over the last 12 month time time span. To be fair, speed test datasets are a somewhat flawed indication of network performance. These averages are not a promise the real-world performance available at residences around Hickory Hills.

Most people in Hickory Hills have two or more available to them, although the amount of choice may change from neighborhood to neighborhood. The map on this page shows competition changes around Hickory Hills.

Coverage from the biggest companies, XFINITY from Comcast and Viasat Internet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Xfinity and Viasat is a common one.

DSL and cable are the primary broadband network types within the Hickory Hills metro area, frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Cable network speed is generally better and more consistent. That said, the overall speeds we've recorded with either Internet technology type are similar. Hickory Hills area speed test results show that local infrastructure is is above-average, clocking in 17.95 percent above the state aggregated average so far as download speed.

While the main providers are Xfinity and Viasat, HughesNet also serves Hickory Hills with a recorded top speed of 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from companies such as Everywhere Wireless connect you to as much as 50 Mbps via wireless relays. There are also 8 providers with enterprise connections like T1 and MPLS. See the map on the page below to compare broadband coverage on the census block level, and check our speed data to see how Xfinity compares to other local ISPs in real-world speed tests.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hickory Hills, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
EarthLink Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
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 Hickory Hills, Illinois

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 99.9% Availability in Hickory Hills - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 99.9% Availability in Hickory Hills - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Hickory Hills - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 7.4% Availability in Hickory Hills - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • EarthLink - Fiber - 7.4% Availability in Hickory Hills - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hickory Hills - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hickory Hills - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hickory Hills

Hickory Hills Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Hickory Hills is the 71st most connected city in Illinois ahead of Worth, Chicago Ridge, and Palos Hills, but behind Justice and Bridgeview.

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.

Fiber Availability: 7% of people living in Hickory Hills 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 100% of Hickory Hills 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 in Hickory Hills

Internet companies have been moving to add data "plans" onto their residential Internet packages recently. The trend is certainly true for the Hickory Hills market, with common providers like Xfinity adding plans with data caps. It's not a major issue for most Internet subscribers, but is liable to be an issue for subscribers that consume a large amount of HD or 4K video. Caps for cable plans are generally about 1 Terabyte, which is more than is used by 99% of users. Potential XFINITY from Comcast customers in Hickory Hills are advised to confirm data caps before signing up.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hickory Hills

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 99.9%+ 100 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 99.9%+ 100 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 100% 1,200 Mbps
Everywhere Wireless Fixed Wireless 81.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 7.4%+ 940 Mbps
EarthLink Fiber Fiber 7.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
US Signal Company Fiber 43.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 19.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 7.8%+ 940 Mbps
Access One Inc Copper 10.1%+ 3.0 Mbps
GTT Communications DSL 8.3%+ 6 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 3.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 3.1%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Hickory Hills to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hickory Hills 155 Mbps 8 $0.16 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +260.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -36.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -38.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -27.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -27.4 Mbps ) 8 $0.18 ( + $0.00 )