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Internet Providers in Homewood, Illinois
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Internet Access in Homewood, Illinois
Homewood service and availability data listed here is based on governmental data. Then, we ensure the data is verified against privatized lit address databases. We've processed 4,083 rows of FCC and private databases on Internet availability in Homewood. The download speed analysis is derived from M-Labs user speed test records. It's important to note that speed test datasets are a flawed indication of Internet performance, not indicative of the exact speeds customers will experience at addresses in Homewood.
The average home in Homewood has 3 wired broadband providers available (3 per census block). DSL and cable broadband usually offer the most agreeable pricing for home use.
AT&T Internet is a common second choice to the primary providers, serving Homewood with a maximum download speed of 100 Mbps. Aside from residential broadband, there are 7 companies within Homewood with enterprise-level subscriptions such as point-to-point connectivity and MPLS. The small business listings on this page include every provider with business plans on their site.
Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Homewood. The company is available to close to one hundred percent of Homewood census blocks. HughesNet is the most common second option, providing virtually one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package in Homewood is 25 megabits per second.
In closing: you're likely choosing between IPBB and Cable. The mapping tools and speed test data below show how the actual speed test results differ when comparing neighborhoods and ISPs in the area.
- There are 15 internet providers in Homewood with 5 of those offering residential service
- Homewood is the 456th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Olympia Fields, Glenwood, and Flossmoor, but behind Thornton and Hazel Crest.
- The fastest zip code in Homewood for July 2021 is 60430. (see all below).
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Homewood, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.6%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||99.9%|
|EarthLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||99.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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Internet Provider Competition Map For Homewood
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 on Homewood Internet Plans
Many Internet companies have begun to add data "plans" onto their residential Internet packages as of late. The trend holds true in Homewood, with local Internet choices like Xfinity selling capped plans. It's not a large concern for the majority of customers, but might affect households that share their connection with family or "power users" who consume a lot of 4K content. Caps on cable bundles are usually about 1 Terabyte, which is way more than 99 percent of customers use. XFINITY from Comcast customers in Homewood should double check data limits before signing up. Do not assume them based on statements online.
Compare Homewood to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Homewood||159.5 Mbps||5||$0.22 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +374.9 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.41 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -10.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.22 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +1.1 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +10 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +2.6 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|