Internet Providers in Mc Lean, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Mc Lean, IL
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $49.7

Internet Access in Mc Lean, Illinois

Data on BroadbandNow is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage filings. We also use direct provider reports to validate that data. Plane and pricing data is hand-gathered manually by our data analysis team. Locally, we've analyzed and verified 224 Internet plans in and near Mc Lean since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 144 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Cable TV and Internet and DSL providers like Frontier Communications make up the primary Internet service types with availability around Mc Lean.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Mc Lean's primary wired broadband options.

Rise Broadband is another commonly available Internet choice in Mc Lean, offering Fixed Wireless service available to 99 percent of the area. MR Systems Wireless offers an alternative wireless service for close to one hundred percent of the area, although it has to have roof access and proximity to a MR Systems Wireless tower or access point.

View the map below to explore Internet service options on the granular street level. Although the majority of locations have around 4-5 choices for service, others can be less connected and might be limited to one. Despite network advances, a notable 40.13 percent of residents are stuck with one or fewer Internet providers.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Mc Lean, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 11s
CCAonline 2.0 Mbps DSL 1h 8m 16s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Mc Lean, Illinois

  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 99.4% Availability in Mc Lean - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 76.0% Availability in Mc Lean - Call For Speed Availability
  • Mediacom - Cable - 66.0% Availability in Mc Lean - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CCAonline - DSL - 1.7% Availability in Mc Lean - Speeds up to 2.0 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Mc Lean - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Mc Lean - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Mc Lean

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Mc Lean is the 974th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Danvers, but behind Bloomington, Lincoln, Heyworth, and Atlanta.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in McLean 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.

Approximately 60% of Mc Lean residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In McLean County, approximately 13,000 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Mc Lean

Data collected by our market researchers shows that top ISPs in the area currently use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers view caps as a tactic to discourage "cord cutting". Providers insist caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Mc Lean

Provider Type Coverage Speed
MR Systems Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 99.4%+ 50 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 98.3%+ 1.0 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 76.0%+ Call For Speed Availability
Mediacom Cable Cable 66.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
CCAonline DSL 1.7%+ 2.0 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
MR Systems Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
Mediacom Business Cable 7.5%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Mc Lean to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Mc Lean 6.5 Mbps 8 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +408.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +112.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +109.7 Mbps ) 14 ( +6 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +120.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +121.1 Mbps ) 8 $0.34 ( $0.00 )