Internet Providers in Mount Sterling, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Mount Sterling, IL
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $73.71

Internet Access in Mount Sterling, Illinois

4 Internet providers are available for the average Mount Sterling resident. This is a lot of choice compared with other communities. Competition is correlated with lower pricing.

Taking a look now at network technologies installed around the Mount Sterling area, the most frequently available wired broadband Internet technology infrastructures are DSL and Satellite, with 40.18% and practically one hundred percent respectively. Phone companies usually offer DSL Internet service, which makes technical sense because DSL sends data packets over phone wires. DSL is outperformed by all other wired Internet infrastructures.

The information listed here comes from provider coverage reports. Data is cross-validated through privatized databases to provide more detailed results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speeds and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans every year. We've analyzed 201 Mount Sterling Internet plans since 2014, with 28 Internet packages currently available.

Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area for Mount Sterling residents. practically one hundred percent of Mount Sterling census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most common second option, providing practically one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest package for Mount Sterling is 25 Mbps download.

Besides the Internet options detailed above, CASSCOMM is another option to consider. They have coverage in 78 percent of Mount Sterling. Wireless companies such as CASSCOMM and satellite Internet companies such as are worth considering. However, the incumbent wired providers are usually a better value so far as speed and price.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Mount Sterling with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Mount Sterling is the 622nd most connected city in Illinois ahead of Liberty, Rushville, and Griggsville, but behind Beardstown and Camp Point.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Mount Sterling: Ripley

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Mount Sterling, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CASSCOMM 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Adams Networks 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
CASSCOMM 50 Mbps Cable 2m 43s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Mount Sterling, Illinois

  • CASSCOMM - Cable - 72.5% Availability in Mount Sterling - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • CASSCOMM - Fiber - 78.1% Availability in Mount Sterling - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Adams - Fiber - 49.0% Availability in Mount Sterling - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 40.2% Availability in Mount Sterling - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Mount Sterling - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Mount Sterling - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Mount Sterling

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Mount Sterling is the 622nd most connected city in Illinois ahead of Liberty, Rushville, and Griggsville, but behind Beardstown and Camp Point.

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

Approximately 800 people in Brown 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: 87% of people living in Mount Sterling 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.

Approximately 79% of Mount Sterling 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 Brown County, approximately 1,000 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 Mount Sterling

Data from our research team shows that common providers in the area place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since users view caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers maintain data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Internet access in Mount Sterling neighborhoods

Internet availability data for Mount Sterling can be found for these specific local neighborhoods: Ripley.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Mount Sterling

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CASSCOMM Cable 72.5%+ 50 Mbps
CASSCOMM Fixed Wireless 93.2%+ 50 Mbps
CASSCOMM Fiber 78.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Illinois Electric Cooperative Fixed Wireless 69.6%+ 25 Mbps
Adams Networks Fiber 49.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 40.2%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 39.4%+ Call For Speed Availability

Compare Mount Sterling to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Mount Sterling 102.8 Mbps 8 $0.28 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +312.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +16.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +13.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +24.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +24.8 Mbps ) 8 $0.18 ( $0.00 )