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Internet Providers in Summit Argo, Illinois
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Internet Access in Summit Argo, Illinois
Summit Argo has two major network types to grapple with: cable (practically one hundred percent availability) and DSL (close to one hundred percent coverage). Cable broadband service is delivered via cable TV providers using pre-existing coaxial copper television cables on utility poles or buried along the street. DSL Internet, similarly, is delivered over twisted copper phone wires. The vast majority of Summit Argo street addresses can subscribe to cable service and DSL service from competing Internet companies.
Competition between broadband providers is decent in general. The average Summit Argo census block has access to 4-5 Internet providers. (4.59 per census block to be exact.)
Since FCC availability data is currently only collected biannually and only made public six or more months after filing, availability shown in the results may not reflect the most recent network expansions or regional changes. Our process incorporates availability data directly from many ISPs to help fix this issue.
HughesNet is another common Internet option in Summit Argo. They offer Satellite service available to virtually one hundred percent of Summit Argo. Everywhere Wireless offers an alternative wireless service worth taking note of to 89 percent of the local area. Keep in mind that fixed wireless requires roof access and line of site with a Everywhere Wireless tower or access point.
Xfinity and Viasat Internet are the strongest providers in Summit Argo as measured by coverage area. As the interactive map below shows, the more common telecom companies frequently overlap around Summit Argo.
- There are 17 internet providers in Summit Argo with 8 of those offering residential service
- Summit Argo is the 96th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Lyons, but behind Justice, Bridgeview, Hickory Hills, and La Grange.
- Explore internet access for communities within Summit Argo: Summit and Bedford Park
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Summit Argo, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||1,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||99.9%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||65.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||65.2%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Summit Argo
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 and Video Streaming Around Summit Argo
Data collected by our market research team shows that top providers in Summit Argo place a limit on data use for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because subscribers see them as a tactic to stop streaming. Providers insist that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is over-the-top streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Summit Argo to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Summit Argo||118 Mbps||10||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +427.6 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +43.3 Mbps )||20 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +62.9 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +68.6 Mbps )||26 ( +16 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +61.1 Mbps )||10||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|