Internet Providers in New Salem, Illinois

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Residential Internet Statistics for New Salem, IL
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 0 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 115 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in New Salem, Illinois

The average New Salem building has Internet service from 1.23 different companies.

Mobile access is advertised in the area from providers such as AT&T Wireless and T-Mobile.

Taking a look now at network tech installed within the city, the most widespread wired broadband Internet tech infrastructures are DSL (2.86 percent coverage) and Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage). Telephone providers are the main source for DSL Internet service, since DSL transmits data packets over phone wires. DSL is the slowest of all other major wired broadband options.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) offers the largest coverage area for New Salem residents. The company is available to near one hundred percent of New Salem addresses. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving practically one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's fastest plan in New Salem is 25 Mbps.

Internet access stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from government data and privatized data we source directly from telecom industry sources, or through private third parties. Statistics about speed data comes primarily via M-Labs. Our research team has hand-aggregated pricing on 146 Internet deals within the New Salem market to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 New Salem, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in New Salem, Illinois

  • Frontier - 2.9% Availability in New Salem - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in New Salem - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in New Salem - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For New Salem

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New Salem is the 1,063rd most connected city in Illinois ahead of Barry, but behind Mount Sterling, Pittsfield, Liberty, and Griggsville.

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 Pike 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.

In Pike County, approximately 7,000 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 Around New Salem

Data from our market researchers shows that common providers in the area currently place some sort of limit on streaming on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because subscribers see caps as a tactic to limit video streaming, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming video, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In New Salem

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Illinois Electric Cooperative Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
CASSCOMM Fixed Wireless 20.4%+ 50 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 2.9%+ 115 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps