Internet Providers in Saint Augustine, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Saint Augustine, IL
Internet Providers: 12
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $71.53

Internet Access in Saint Augustine, Illinois

Saint Augustine currently features two common Internet providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service, with speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability in near one hundred percent of the city. As for HughesNet, they offer Satellite, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area and advertised download speeds up to 25 Mbps.

CenturyLink is another commonly available broadband choice for Saint Augustine. They offer primarily DSL connections with coverage in 48 percent of Saint Augustine.

DSL providers connect customers to broadband service via telephone infrastructure, which is why it frequently comes through telecommunication companies that also offer telephone service. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is available for 77.40 percent of the local population. Refer to the graphical tools on this page for more information about how provider-promised download speeds compare to real-world speed and throughput in the area.

58.56 percent of Saint Augustine residents are cut off from choice for broadband Internet service. This is not a surprise since competition between Internet providers is low. Addresses in the city have 1-2 choices for service.

The coverage data on this page comes from FCC provider-reported data, which compels Internet companies in Saint Augustine to report deployment data biannually. By using our relationships with telecom companies, we are able to verify public data in comparison to privatized data submitted by providers. This lets us to produce better maps and availability data than governmental reports. The speed averages displayed here are calculated based on actual speed tests originating in Saint Augustine households. [1]

  • There are 12 internet providers in Saint Augustine with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Saint Augustine is the 1,003rd most connected city in Illinois ahead of Knoxville, Avon, and Abingdon, but behind Bushnell and Roseville.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Saint Augustine, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Mid Century Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s
CenturyLink 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Saint Augustine, Illinois

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 48.6% Availability in Saint Augustine - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 39.4% Availability in Saint Augustine - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 28.8% Availability in Saint Augustine - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Mid Century Telephone Cooperative - Fiber - 5.5% Availability in Saint Augustine - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Saint Augustine - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Saint Augustine - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Saint Augustine

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Saint Augustine is the 1,003rd most connected city in Illinois ahead of Knoxville, Avon, and Abingdon, but behind Bushnell and Roseville.

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

Approximately 300 people in Knox 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: 5% of people living in Saint Augustine 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 41% of Saint Augustine 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 Knox 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 Caps in Saint Augustine

Many Internet service providers have added data limits for their residential Internet packages in recent years. Some providers in Saint Augustine, including CenturyLink, have plans with data caps. Data caps in general vary quite a bit. They typically can be anywhere from 250GB up to a Terabyte or more. Data caps are usually quite high, which means that they won't pose an issue for the majority of subscribers. CenturyLink users in Saint Augustine are advised to double check data limitations when purchasing service. Don't assume the caps based on what you've seen advertised.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Saint Augustine

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 48.6%+ 20 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 39.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 28.8%+ 115 Mbps
DerbyNet Fixed Wireless 18.5%+ 30 Mbps
Mid Century Telephone Cooperative Fiber 5.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 35.1%+ 40 Mbps
Mid Century Telephone Cooperative Fiber 20.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 13.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Uniti Fiber Fiber 3.0%+ -- Mbps