Internet Providers in Sherman, Illinois
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Residential Internet Statistics for Sherman, IL
|Wired Internet Providers:||6|
|Average Speed Test Result:||15.82 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,200 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||4.46%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Sherman, Illinois
Internet Access in Sherman, Illinois
4 Internet providers can provide service to the average Sherman resident. This is actually a lot of competition compared to other communities. Competition between more than two broadband providers in a city often results in better regional pricing.
DSL and cable are the main network technologies within the Sherman area. They are frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Cable performance is generally better and more robust, but big-picture performance metrics found with either type are comparable.
Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As residents might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Sherman.
The packages displayed above are manually gathered by our research team.
Aside from the Internet providers listed above, Rise Broadband is another option to consider. They have coverage in 98 percent of the Sherman area. Fixed wireless companies like King Street Wireless and satellite providers including are also sometimes a good choice. However, the incumbent wired options are usually a stronger deal so far as performance.
- There are 16 internet providers in Sherman with 11 of those offering residential service
- Sherman is the 216th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Riverton and Williamsville, but behind Springfield, Athens, and Rochester.
- The fastest zip code in Sherman for February 2021 is 62684. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
6.6% of consumers in Sherman300 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 Sherman, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s|
|CASSCOMM||50 Mbps||Cable||2m 43s|
|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 Sherman, Illinois
- Rise Broadband - 98.4% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- CASSCOMM - 90.4% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Frontier - 86.8% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- AT&T Internet - 23.1% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Xfinity - 4.4% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
- Consolidated - 1.0% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Mediacom - 1.0% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 and Cord Cutting Around Sherman
Data from our research team suggests that top ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on data use for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because users see caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which easily uses 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Sherman
|King Street Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||1.0 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||98.4%+||50 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||86.8%+||115 Mbps|
|Illinois Electric Cooperative||Fixed Wireless||54.4%+||25 Mbps|
|AT&T Internet||DSL||23.1%+||100 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||4.4%+||1,200 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||DSL||1.0%+||100 Mbps|
|Mediacom Cable||Cable||1.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||100%||50 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||115 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||4.3%+||987 Mbps|
|Mediacom Business||Cable||1.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||Copper||0.2%+||-- Mbps|
Compare Sherman to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Sherman||15.8 Mbps||12||$0.41 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +333.3 Mbps )||15 ( +3 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +91.3 Mbps )||18 ( +6 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +83.9 Mbps )||15 ( +3 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +95.9 Mbps )||21 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +99.5 Mbps )||9 ( -3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|