Internet Providers in Taylorville, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Taylorville, IL
Internet Providers: 13
Internet Plans: 18
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $58.23

Internet Access in Taylorville, Illinois

Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Taylorville. HughesNet is also widely available.

The information listed here is primarily sourced from provider coverage reports. Then, it is enhanced through private data sources to create more accurate resources than is available from the FCC directly. Address-level data isn't available for all providers. Information about pricing and speeds of individual Internet plans is sourced by our research team, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year.

The average Taylorville building has 6 companies serving a given location. Only 14.43 percent of the Taylorville population are limited to one option for home Internet.

Looking at network technologies with significant infrastructure built the Taylorville area, we see that the most prevalent wired broadband tech infrastructures are Fixed Wireless (96.60 percent coverage) and Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage).

Aside from the Internet options detailed above, Rise Broadband is a third choice for wired broadband in 96 percent of Taylorville. Wireless providers such as PWR-net are also worth looking at. However, the main wired providers usually offer a stronger value when it comes to speed and price.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Taylorville with 11 of those offering residential service
  • Taylorville is the 182nd most connected city in Illinois ahead of Pana, Assumption, Edinburg, Blue Mound, and Moweaqua.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Taylorville: Langleyville
  • The fastest zip code in Taylorville for April 2021 is 62568. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Taylorville, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CTI Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Consolidated Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Taylorville, Illinois

  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 96.6% Availability in Taylorville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Sparklight - Cable - 90.6% Availability in Taylorville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CTI Fiber - Fiber - 85.9% Availability in Taylorville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Consolidated - DSL - 82.5% Availability in Taylorville - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • Consolidated - Fiber - 3.0% Availability in Taylorville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 2.5% Availability in Taylorville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Taylorville - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Taylorville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Taylorville

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Taylorville is the 182nd most connected city in Illinois ahead of Pana, Assumption, Edinburg, Blue Mound, and Moweaqua.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Christian 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.

Fiber Availability: 86% of people living in Taylorville have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 86% of Taylorville 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, 62568 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Taylorville.

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

In Christian County, approximately 5,000 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 Cap Issues in Taylorville

Data from our researchers shows that many of the common ISPs currently use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view them as a strategy to discourage streaming, while providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.

Internet access in Taylorville neighborhoods

Taylorville Internet access data can be found in these local communities: Langleyville.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Taylorville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
PWR-net Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
A.C.T.S. Fixed Wireless 100% 200 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 96.6%+ 50 Mbps
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) Cable 90.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
CTI Fiber Fiber 85.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 82.5%+ 40 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 50.2%+ 1.0 Mbps
Consolidated Communications Fiber 3.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 2.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
A.C.T.S. Fixed Wireless 100% 200 Mbps
CTI Fiber Fiber 75.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) Fiber 1.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 2.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Taylorville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Taylorville 86.9 Mbps 11 $0.47 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +328.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +32 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +29.3 Mbps ) 14 ( +3 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +40.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +40.7 Mbps ) 8 ( -3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )