Internet Providers in Pleasant Plains, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pleasant Plains, IL
Internet Providers: 12
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $70.69

Internet Access in Pleasant Plains, Illinois

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

Rise Broadband as well as Frontier Communications also offer Internet service in Pleasant Plains, although speed test results indicates that real-world performance from Rise Broadband might be faster.

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 choices for broadband-grade Internet service.

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

Viasat Internet 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.

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 Pleasant Plains, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 2.3%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 6.2%
CASSCOMM 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 13.5%
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s 96.5%
CASSCOMM 50 Mbps Cable 2m 43s 30.4%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 62.5%
CASSCOMM 4.0 Mbps DSL 34m 8s 2.8%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pleasant Plains

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Pleasant Plains is the 378th 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 29% 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 11,000 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.

Compare Pleasant Plains to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pleasant Plains 10.5 Mbps 12 $0.38 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +523.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +5 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +138.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +5 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +150.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +159 Mbps ) 23 ( +11 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +151.6 Mbps ) 8 ( -4 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )