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Internet Providers in Malta, Illinois
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Internet Access in Malta, Illinois
Malta Internet coverage data on this page is based on FCC data and checked for errors against private lit address databases. We've crunched 2,311 rows of governmental and private data on broadband availability within Malta. The download speed averages originate from 745 download speed tests from IP-verified customers in Malta.
Rise Broadband as well as T-Mobile Home Internet also have Internet service in Malta, with significant overlap in some streets.
As is expected for a city of Malta's level of broadband competitiveness, the average speeds recorded within city limits fall short of the state average. The current average speed for Malta over the past twelve months is 4 Mbps.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Malta.
To summarize, the majority of Malta residents have 6-7 options for home Internet, which is close to average when contrasted with other cities. Malta is currently the 95th most-connected metro area in Illinois. Areas the FCC would consider "underserved" are low, with only 600 stuck with one choice for Internet service. View the map on the page below to explore network data about Malta.
Internet Statistics 2022
38.1% of consumers in Malta600 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 Malta, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||63.2%|
|Rise Broadband||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||99.3%|
|DNA Communications||200 Mbps||DSL||40s||41.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||87.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||87.2%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||75.7%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Malta
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.
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 Malta
Many Internet companies have been moving to impose "data caps" to residential Internet packages lately. This trend holds true in Malta, with Internet choices such as Mediacom selling plans with data caps. This doesn't really matter for the majority of customers, but it might be an issue for those who consume a lot of 4K video. Caps on cable packages are usually in the neighborhood of 1 Terabyte, which is an issue for less than 1% of customers, according to a report from Comcast. Mediacom Cable customers in Malta should confirm data caps when signing up.
Compare Malta to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Malta||4 Mbps||15||$0.45 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +541.6 Mbps )||21 ( +6 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +157.3 Mbps )||20 ( +5 )||$0.35 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +176.9 Mbps )||19 ( +4 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +182.6 Mbps )||26 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +175.1 Mbps )||10 ( -5 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|