Internet Providers in Putnam, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Putnam, IL
Internet Providers: 14
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $49.7

Internet Access in Putnam, Illinois

Consumers have access to 14 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Putnam. 5 of these are mobile companies, and 8 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Remember that since FCC coverage data is collected twice a year and only made public six or more months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Putnam.

DSL providers connect customers to Internet services over telephone infrastructure. This is why DSL is purchased through corporations that bundle Internet access with landline phone connections. DSL network technology is available for 80.90 percent of the area. See the graphical tools below for more information about how advertised speed, latency, and etc align with current customers' speed and throughputrecorded by local subscribers.

View the interactive map below to explore Internet service market competition on the granular street level. Although the majority of neighborhoods have 3 options for service, some areas are less well-served and might be limited to one. A notable 100 percent of local households are in this situation.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Putnam with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Putnam is the 483rd most connected city in Illinois ahead of Lacon, but behind Granville, Princeton, Henry, and Depue.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Putnam, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Putnam, Illinois

  • Frontier - DSL - 80.9% Availability in Putnam - Call For Speed Availability
  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 70.0% Availability in Putnam - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 2.3% Availability in Putnam - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Putnam - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Putnam - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Putnam

Putnam Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Putnam is the 483rd most connected city in Illinois ahead of Lacon, but behind Granville, Princeton, Henry, and Depue.

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

Approximately 400 people in Putnam 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.

In Putnam County, approximately 2,000 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 Cap Issues in Putnam

Data collected by our researchers suggests that top ISPs use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since users see them as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Putnam

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Network Business Systems Fixed Wireless 91.4%+ 6 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 80.9%+ Call For Speed Availability
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 70.0%+ 50 Mbps
HiHart Fixed Wireless 47.6%+ 3.0 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 2.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
Mediacom Business Cable 1.0%+ 1,000 Mbps