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Internet Providers in Lake Zurich, Illinois
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Internet Access in Lake Zurich, Illinois
Lake Zurich offers 8 residential Internet Service Providers, and 18 when including business and mobile operators. There are 5 broadband choices like DSL and cable.
Most people within Lake Zurich have more than one ISPs available at their building, although the number of choices will change depending on which neighborhood you're looking at. Initialize the map below to see competition changes around the city.
DSL and cable are the two dominant broadband network technologies around Lake Zurich, frequently overlapping and generally competing with each other. Coaxial cable speed tends to be better, but the overall speeds we've recorded with either Internet technology system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network infrastructure in a given neighborhood. Lake Zurich area speed test results suggest that local Internet performance is stronger than average. Lake Zurich is currently 4.00 percent higher than the state average when it comes to download rates.
The plans shown here are collected individually through our data science and research team. We've aggregated 531 packages in Lake Zurich, in total.
According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Lake Zurich as measured by coverage. As the interactive maps below illustrate, the more common providers frequently overlap around Lake Zurich.
- There are 16 internet providers in Lake Zurich with 8 of those offering residential service
- Lake Zurich is the 360th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Palatine, but behind Vernon Hills, Buffalo Grove, Barrington, and Mundelein.
- Explore internet access for communities within Lake Zurich: Deer Park, Kildeer, Long Grove, and Hawthorn Woods
- The fastest zip code in Lake Zurich for July 2021 is 60047. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
2.1% of consumers in Lake Zurich800 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Lake Zurich, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.4%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||97.8%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||97.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
- Buffalo Grove, IL
- Barrington, IL
- Palatine, IL
- Vernon Hills, IL
- Mundelein, IL
- Lincolnshire, IL
- Arlington Heights, IL
- Wheeling, IL
- Wauconda, IL
- Rolling Meadows, IL
- Libertyville, IL
- Prospect Heights, IL
- Fox River Grove, IL
- Mount Prospect, IL
- Island Lake, IL
- Hoffman Estates, IL
- Lake Forest, IL
- Cary, IL
- Deerfield, IL
- Schaumburg, IL
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 and Video Streaming Around Lake Zurich
Data from our researchers shows that many of the top ISPs in Lake Zurich place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue lately because customers view caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which can use 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Lake Zurich to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Lake Zurich||169.8 Mbps||10||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +364.6 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.41 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -21 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -9.2 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -0.3 Mbps )||23 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -7.7 Mbps )||8 ( -2 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|