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Internet Providers in Oakford, Illinois
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Internet Access in Oakford, Illinois
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Oakford. HughesNet is also widely available.
The packages listed on this page are collected individually by our data science and research team. We've gathered 149 packages in the area around Oakford, in total.
Regular cable is the most commonly available network option around Oakford, but some residents might find that their only choice is wireless service. As can be seen in the mapping tool below, Internet coverage is not distributed evenly throughout the area.
CASSCOMM is one of the top three providers in Oakford. They are available for 58 percent of the area.
In summary, Internet service choice is extremely poor in Oakford. This is clear in the map below, which illustrates how many companies have coverage for a given block.
Internet Statistics 2022
99.4% of consumers in Oakford500 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 Oakford, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CASSCOMM||50 Mbps||Cable||2m 43s||58.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s||27.7%|
|CASSCOMM||4.0 Mbps||DSL||34m 8s||3.6%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Oakford
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues in Oakford
Data from our market researchers shows that many of the common ISPs in the area use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because users view them as a strategy to limit streaming, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.