Internet Providers in Murphysboro, IL

Residential Internet Statistics for Murphysboro, IL
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Murphysboro, Illinois:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    72.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    72.1% Available
  • 2. Frontier
    99.4% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    99.4% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. BLIP
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Mediacom
    74.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    74.9% Available
  • 7. 7. Zito Media
    16.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *200 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    16.2% Available
  • 8. 8. Clearwave Communications
    9.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    9.3% Available

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Internet Access in Murphysboro, Illinois

According to FCC data, there are currently 2.82 ISPs in each census block in Murphysboro. As a result, most addresses in the city will have at least 2 options so far as Internet, and many residents can try a different provider when they are disappointed with a company.

Looking at network tech being used across the city, we see that the most prevalent physical wire broadband connection options are 5G Internet (72.14 percent coverage) and DSL (99.35 percent coverage). Phone providers are the main source for DSL Internet service, since DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," transmits digital data via telephone lines. The twisted copper bundle makeup of phone lines provides a lower bandwidth ceiling compared to more modern techs like cable and fiber.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option in Murphysboro. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Murphysboro census blocks. HughesNet is also a common option, serving practically one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan listed by HughesNet in Murphysboro is 25 Mbps.

Frontier Communications provides a common alternative, serving Murphysboro with a top speed of 115 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only option for Internet in Murphysboro. fixed wireless outfits like BLIP Networks can deliver 50 Mbps or more using direct wireless technology.

Broadband access insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized datasets collected from ISPs or through unlisted third parties. Statistics about speed data comes via M-Labs, the speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome search results. The BroadbandNow research team has hand-filed pricing and plan details for 499 broadband plans in Murphysboro to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Murphysboro, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 74.9%
Zito Media 200 Mbps Cable 40s 16.2%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 72.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Clearwave Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 9.3%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 99.4%
3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Murphysboro is the 751st most connected city in Illinois ahead of De Soto, but behind Carbondale, Carterville, Ava, and Makanda.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Jackson County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 79% of Murphysboro residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Jackson County, approximately 13,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Murphysboro to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Murphysboro 47 Mbps 10 $0.72 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +534.7 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +125.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +152.7 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +155.2 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +149.5 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )