Internet Providers in Lowpoint, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lowpoint, IL
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $61.08

Internet Access in Lowpoint, Illinois

Lowpoint currently has relatively few choices for Internet service, including 8 residential Internet providers and 14 total providers in the area accounting for business and terrestrial wireless options.

The plans listed on this page are collected manually by our data science division.

Fixed wireless is the strongest Internet service choice for many Lowpoint residents, discounting network choices like satellite broadband Internet. Our data analysis suggests that virtually one hundred percent of Lowpoint has access to fixed wireless.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

To summarize, broadband services isn't perfect in Lowpoint. Activate the interactive map below to understand which neighborhoods in Lowpoint have decent competition. For the time being, a relatively limited 600 Lowpoint residents have access to fewer than one options.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Lowpoint with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Lowpoint is the 209th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Chillicothe, Washburn, Lacon, and Roanoke, but behind Metamora.
  • The fastest zip code in Lowpoint for July 2021 is 61545. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Lowpoint, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
MTCO Communications 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 12.7%
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 1.2%
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s 6.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 1.6%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lowpoint

Lowpoint Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Lowpoint is the 209th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Chillicothe, Washburn, Lacon, and Roanoke, but behind Metamora.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 3,000 people in Woodford 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: 8% of people living in Lowpoint 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.

As of this month, 61545 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Lowpoint.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Woodford County, approximately 6,000 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 Lowpoint

Data collected by our researchers shows that some of the popular providers in Lowpoint use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because consumers view them as a strategy to limit video streaming. Providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily uses 1–7GB/hr.

Compare Lowpoint to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lowpoint 4.1 Mbps 9 $0.76 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +530.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +144.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +156.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +165.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +158 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )