Internet Providers in Sherman, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sherman, IL
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $63.47

Internet Access in Sherman, Illinois

5-6 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 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 14 internet providers in Sherman with 10 of those offering residential service
  • Sherman is the 315th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Riverton and Williamsville, but behind Springfield, Athens, and Rochester.
  • The fastest zip code in Sherman for April 2021 is 62684. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
CASSCOMM 50 Mbps Cable 2m 43s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s
EarthLink 24 Mbps DSL 5m 41s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sherman, Illinois

  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 98.4% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • CASSCOMM - Cable - 90.4% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 86.8% Availability in Sherman - Call For Speed Availability
  • EarthLink - DSL - 86.8% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 24 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 23.1% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 1.0% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sherman

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Sherman is the 315th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Riverton and Williamsville, but behind Springfield, Athens, and Rochester.

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.

Approximately 91% of Sherman 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.

As of this month, 62684 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Sherman.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

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.

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

Provider Type Coverage Speed
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 1.0 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 98.4%+ 50 Mbps
CASSCOMM Cable 90.4%+ 50 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 86.8%+ Call For Speed Availability
EarthLink DSL 86.8%+ 24 Mbps
Illinois Electric Cooperative Fixed Wireless 54.4%+ 25 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 23.1%+ 100 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 1.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
Mediacom Business Cable 1.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Sherman to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sherman 16.2 Mbps 10 $0.39 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +399.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +6 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +102.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +100 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +111.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +111.4 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )