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Internet Providers in Hickory Hills, Illinois
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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 426 Internet and bundle plans in Hickory Hills. The speed averages are drawn from 1,888 speed tests within 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 8.58 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||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||99.9%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||99.9%|
|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.
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 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.
Compare Hickory Hills to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hickory Hills||178.3 Mbps||8||$0.29 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +356.1 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -29.5 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -17.7 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -8.8 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -16.2 Mbps )||8||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|