Internet Service Providers in Pleasant Plains, Illinois

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pleasant Plains, IL
Wired Internet Providers: 6
Average Speed Test Result: 8.23 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 56.71%

Internet Access in Pleasant Plains, Illinois

The overall most commonly available wired network types within Pleasant Plains are DSL followed by Fixed Wireless lines. FCC filings suggest DSL reaches a 62.49 percent footprint, in contrast with the 96.49 percent Fixed Wireless availability.

Rise Broadband as well as Frontier Communications also offer Internet service in Pleasant Plains, with Rise Broadband doing a bit better in speed test statistics.

There is above-average choice between providers around Pleasant Plains, but 1,000 people in the area don't have service from multiple providers. This means that if they aren't satisfied by the quality of service, they are forced to compromise for a less reliable wireless connection. However, this issue isn't widespread in Pleasant Plains — the majority of households have 4-5 choices for broadband-grade Internet service.

The plans shown here are collected individually through our data science and research team.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option on the whole, with coverage for practically one hundred percent of Pleasant Plains residents. HughesNet is available for close to one hundred percent of residents. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat is 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed over 10 Mbps is sufficient for streaming lower-quality videos on WiFi, but is likely to become problematic for multiple users or bandwidth-intensive applications like video conferencing, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Explore the availability maps below to see Internet options down to the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Pleasant Plains, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
CASSCOMM 1,000 Mbps Cable, Fiber, and DSL 8s
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 Pleasant Plains, Illinois

  • Rise Broadband - 96.5% Availability in Pleasant Plains - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Frontier - 62.5% Availability in Pleasant Plains - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • CASSCOMM - 30.4% Availability in Pleasant Plains - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - 6.2% Availability in Pleasant Plains - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 2.3% Availability in Pleasant Plains - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Pleasant Plains - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Pleasant Plains - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pleasant Plains

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Pleasant Plains is the 278th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Petersburg, New Berlin, and Ashland, but behind Springfield and Athens.

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

Approximately 7,000 people in Sangamon 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: 14% of people living in Pleasant Plains 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 33% of Pleasant Plains 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.

In Sangamon County, approximately 10,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Pleasant Plains

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 96.5%+ 50 Mbps
Illinois Electric Cooperative Fixed Wireless 96.2%+ 25 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 62.5%+ 115 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 58.0%+ 1.0 Mbps
CASSCOMM Cable, Fiber, and DSL 30.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Royell Communications Fixed Wireless 44.0%+ 15 Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL 6.2%+ 100 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 2.3%+ 1,200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
Royell Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 3.8%+ 987 Mbps
Stratus Networks Fiber 4.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Pleasant Plains to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pleasant Plains 8.2 Mbps 13 $0.39 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +340.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +2 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +98.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +5 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +91.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +2 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +103.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +107.1 Mbps ) 9 ( -4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )