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Internet Providers in Oak Lawn, Illinois
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Internet Access in Oak Lawn, Illinois
Oak Lawn has 6 residential Internet Service Providers, and 18 total providers including business and mobile. There are 5 broadband choices like cable or DSL.
Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
Cable and DSL are the two main broadband network types in the Oak Lawn area. They are frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Cable speed tends to be better and more consistent, but overall performance we've recorded with either Internet technology system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network infrastructure in that neighborhood. Oak Lawn area speed test results show that the area's infrastructure is stronger than average, coming in 15.62 percent higher than the state average in terms of average speed.
The plans displayed here are manually gathered by our data division. The 36 plans shown are the latest of 457 plans we've seen in Oak Lawn to date.
To summarize, the average Oak Lawn resident has 4 choices for residential Internet, which is above-average. Oak Lawn is currently the 116th most-connected city in Illinois, as measured by amount of broadband competition. Underserved blocks are relatively low, with only 400 limited to one broadband choice. View the interactive map below to explore data about Oak Lawn, and see Internet access statistics at the census block level.
- There are 14 internet providers in Oak Lawn with 6 of those offering residential service
- Oak Lawn is the 116th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Evergreen Park and Burbank, but behind Hometown, Worth, and Chicago Ridge.
- The fastest zip code in Oak Lawn for July 2021 is 60453. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
0.8% of consumers in Oak Lawn400 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 Oak Lawn, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.5%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||98.9%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||99.2%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Oak Lawn
Many Internet providers have decided to impose data limits to their home Internet plans in recent years. The trend is certainly true for Oak Lawn, with common Internet choices like Xfinity featuring capped plans. It's not a large issue for most Internet subscribers, but it can affect subscribers who share their WiFi with family or friends or "power users" who download or upload a lot of HD or 4K content. For context, an HD video stream consumes around 3GB of data hourly.
Compare Oak Lawn to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Oak Lawn||193.2 Mbps||8||$0.45 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +341.2 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -44.4 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -32.6 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -23.7 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -31.1 Mbps )||8||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Oak Lawn
Great Reliable Connection
Great Product. Only drawback is the data limits. For many of us in the rural areas with no access to anything else, this product is a lifesaver. Can't afford to download movies and such, but otherwise AAAA+.
Great service at a great price.