Internet Providers in Shirley, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Shirley, IL
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 3
Fastest Speed Available: 115 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $45.99

Internet Access in Shirley, Illinois

Consumers will find 10 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Shirley. There are 3 mobile options.

Competition between broadband providers available for Shirley is strong. The majority of households have about 3-4 providers available in their area. Access isn't distributed evenly. A notable 100 percent of area residents are still limited to one option for true broadband service.

Keep in mind, since FCC coverage data is only collected twice a year and only released 6+ months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

DSL Internet providers deliver broadband services via telephone wires, which is why it is typically sold through telecom companies that bundle Internet access with telephone service. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is available for 67.81 percent of area addresses. Refer to the graphs on this page for insights into how provider-promised speeds line up with real-world speeds in the area.

Viasat Internet is the most common overall. They have Internet coverage reaching close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, is available to virtually one hundred percent of residents. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat is 100 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. In general, anything above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) is enough for streaming SD video on WiFi, but becomes challenging for large households or high-bandwidth applications like video chat, cloud apps, and etc. Refer to the availability map below to see how broadband coverage compares at the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Shirley, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Shirley, Illinois

  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 95.4% Availability in Shirley - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 67.8% Availability in Shirley - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Shirley - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Shirley - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Shirley

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Shirley is the 1,030th most connected city in Illinois behind Bloomington, Normal, Heyworth, Downs, and Danvers.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in McLean 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 McLean County, approximately 13,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Shirley

Provider Type Coverage Speed
MR Systems Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 95.4%+ 50 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 83.5%+ 1.0 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 67.8%+ Call For Speed Availability
Heartland Cable Fixed Wireless 11.1%+ 1.5 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
MR Systems Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability