Internet Providers in Oak Lawn, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Oak Lawn, IL
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.63

Internet Access in Oak Lawn, Illinois

Oak Lawn has 8 residential Internet Service Providers, and 18 total providers including business and mobile. There are 7 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 27.60 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 450 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 8 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 April 2021 is 60453. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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
EarthLink Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Oak Lawn, Illinois

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 98.9% Availability in Oak Lawn - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 99.2% Availability in Oak Lawn - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.5% Availability in Oak Lawn - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 52.7% Availability in Oak Lawn - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • EarthLink - Fiber - 51.9% Availability in Oak Lawn - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Oak Lawn - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Oak Lawn - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Oak Lawn

Oak Lawn Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Oak Lawn is the 116th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Evergreen Park and Burbank, but behind Hometown, Worth, and Chicago Ridge.

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

Approximately 23,000 people in Cook 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: 53% of people living in Oak Lawn 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 99% of Oak Lawn 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.

As of this month, 60453 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Oak Lawn.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Cook County, approximately 24,000 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Oak Lawn

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 98.9%+ 100 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 99.2%+ 100 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.5%+ 1,200 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 52.7%+ 940 Mbps
EarthLink Fiber Fiber 51.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Everywhere Wireless Fixed Wireless 7.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 50.4%+ 940 Mbps
US Signal Company Fiber 32.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 13.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 8.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 2.2%+ 6 Mbps

Compare Oak Lawn to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Oak Lawn 175.6 Mbps 8 $0.16 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +239.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -56.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -59.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -48.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -48 Mbps ) 8 $0.18 ( + $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+.

Wireless Internet

Great service at a great price.