Internet Providers in Tampico, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Tampico, IL
Internet Providers: 15
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $46.43

Internet Access in Tampico, Illinois

There are 15 Internet providers operating in Tampico. 5 of these are mobile LTE providers.

The level of competition between broadband providers for residents of Tampico is strong, with the average home having 5-6 providers to choose from. Internet access isn't always distributed evenly, however. A notable 53.48 percent of residents are still limited to one option.

Viasat Internet or HughesNet are currently Tampico's most common wired Internet choices.

Zooming in on the Internet network technologies around Tampico, there are currently two primary options: cable (providers such as Mediacom Cable) and DSL (think Frontier Communications).

The coverage data on BroadbandNow comes from FCC and governmental reporting, requiring companies in Tampico to report availability data biannually. By using our relationships with telecom companies, we are able to further verify this data with privatized data reported by providers. This strategy helps us to create more detailed maps and availability data than government reports. Our speed averages are calculated from browser-based speed tests from the Tampico area.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 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 Tampico, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 11s
Geneseo Communications 16 Mbps DSL 8m 32s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Tampico, Illinois

  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 92.4% Availability in Tampico - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 82.6% Availability in Tampico - Call For Speed Availability
  • Mediacom - Cable - 51.9% Availability in Tampico - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Geneseo - DSL - 1.1% Availability in Tampico - Speeds up to 16 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Tampico - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Tampico - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Tampico

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Tampico is the 514th most connected city in Illinois behind Sterling, Walnut, Rock Falls, Prophetstown, and Morrison.

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 Whiteside 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 47% of Tampico 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 Whiteside County, approximately 10,000 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 Among Tampico Internet Service Providers

Internet providers have moved to add data "plans" onto their residential broadband packages as of late. This trend holds true in Tampico, with local Internet choices such as Mediacom selling capped plans. This doesn't matter for the majority of residents, but it might be an issue for users that share their connection or techies who download or upload a lot of 4K video. Data caps on cable bundles are generally about 1 Terabyte. This is a problem for fewer than one percent of Internet users, according to reports from Comcast. Mediacom Cable customers in Tampico are advised to confirm data caps before signing up.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Tampico

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Network Business Systems Fixed Wireless 100% 6 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
theWISP.net ,INC Fixed Wireless 99.8%+ 45 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 92.4%+ 50 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 82.6%+ Call For Speed Availability
Mediacom Cable Cable 51.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Geneseo Communications DSL 1.1%+ 16 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
theWISP.net ,INC Fixed Wireless 100% 45 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 6.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 0.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Tampico to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Tampico 8.6 Mbps 9 $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +406.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +110.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +107.6 Mbps ) 14 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +118.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +119 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )