Internet Providers in Laura, IL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Laura, IL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$109.12|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Laura, Illinois
Internet Access in Laura, Illinois
FCC datasets are the backbone for the Laura coverage data presented on BroadbandNow. Since 2014, we've analyzed 465 rows of FCC and privatized databases about Internet access within Laura. We don't have a sufficient amount of speed test information for measuring how local network speeds compare to advertised plan speeds for Laura residents. The local data vizualizations below are scheduled for an update when there are enough data points to illustrate changes long-term.
Taking a look now at network tech being used Laura, the most frequently available wired broadband technology types are Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (49.36 percent coverage). Fiber uses future-proofed Fiber-optical lines, which are composed of densely packed glass strands which can transmit Internet data as light. Fiber Internet provides stronger download rates and performance, but sometimes switch over to older copper cables in the "last mile" near a subscriber. Coaxial technology can hamper performance, but they are still a grade higher than cable or DSL.
Mid Century Telephone Cooperative is an alternative to the primary providers. They offer a maximum download speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only way to get Internet in Laura. fixed wireless providers such as Network Business Systems are able to reach 6 Mbps or more via direct wireless technology. Outside of home Internet, there are also 2 companies in the area offering specialized enterprise and smb services such as T1 or custom fiber loops. Our results include every provider with business services advertised online.
Since many buildings are only wired for one telephone company and one cable TV provider, the majority of Laura households have 2 wired broadband service providers available to them. 100 percent of Laura residents — 300 people in total — have one or fewer options. DSL and cable broadband services generally offer the most reasonable price for home use.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option on the whole, registered with coverage in practically one hundred percent of Laura residents. HughesNet, in contrast, is available for practically one hundred percent of residents. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed over 10 Mbps is enough for streaming SD video on WiFi. However, it may become problematic for large households or high-bandwidth apps such as video conferencing and etc. Refer to the coverage map below to see Internet options on a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Laura300 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 Laura, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Mid Century Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Mid Century Telephone Cooperative||40 Mbps||DSL||3m 24s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Laura, Illinois
- Mid Century Telephone Cooperative - DSL - 22.9% Availability in Laura - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
- Mid Century Telephone Cooperative - Fiber - 49.4% Availability in Laura - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Laura - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Laura - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Laura
|Network Business Systems||Fixed Wireless||86.3%+||6 Mbps|
|Nextlink Internet||Fixed Wireless||73.8%+||100 Mbps|
|Mid Century Telephone Cooperative||DSL||22.9%+||40 Mbps|
|Mid Century Telephone Cooperative||Fiber||49.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Noize Communications LLC||Fixed Wireless||34.4%+||50 Mbps|
|DerbyNet||Fixed Wireless||10.7%+||30 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Nextlink Internet||Fixed Wireless||100%||100 Mbps|
|Mid Century Telephone Cooperative||DSL||59.8%+||40 Mbps|
|Mid Century Telephone Cooperative||Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|