Internet Service Providers in Topeka, Illinois

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Residential Internet Statistics for Topeka, IL
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 0 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 46.47%

Internet Access in Topeka, Illinois

Broadband competition is above-average in Topeka in comparison with other Illinois communities, with are 3.43 providers per census block on average. Topeka is currently the 841st most connected city in Illinois. Only 46.31 percent of the area have fewer than two choices for Internet.

CenturyLink as well as CASSCOMM can also provide coverage in Topeka, and offering 94 percent and 50 percent coverage in the city respectively.

As is expected with cities with Topeka'ssomewhat low density of broadband service competitiveness, the weighted average speeds recorded within city limits fall somewhat short of the state average. The current average download speed for Topeka in the past twelve months is 0 Mbps.

The packages listed here are collected individually through our data science and research team. We have collected 207 plans in Topeka since 2014.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most frequently available provider overall, with coverage for near one hundred percent of Topeka residents. HughesNet, in contrast, is available for practically one hundred percent of residents. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. Any speed over 10 megabits per second will be enough to stream lower-quality videos to devices on WiFi, but is likely to become challenging for multiple users or modern services like Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. See the availability map below to see how broadband coverage compares down to the census block level in Topeka.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Topeka, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CASSCOMM 1,000 Mbps Cable, DSL, and Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Topeka, Illinois

  • CenturyLink - 94.9% Availability in Topeka - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • CASSCOMM - 50.5% Availability in Topeka - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Topeka - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Topeka - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Topeka

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Topeka is the 841st most connected city in Illinois ahead of Manito, but behind Mason City, Lewistown, Havana, and Green Valley.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Mason 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 54% of Topeka 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 Mason County, approximately 3,000 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 in Topeka

Internet service providers have added data caps for home WiFi and broadband plans in recent years. Some major ISPs in Topeka — CenturyLink included — have data caps. Data caps in general fall under a wide range. They typically can be from 250GB to one Terabyte. Data limits are generally very high, so they don't pose a problem for the majority of users. CenturyLink users in Topeka should verify data limitations when signing up. Don't assume the caps based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Topeka

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Rocket Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 94.9%+ 40 Mbps
CASSCOMM Cable, DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 50.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
S&B TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANTS Fixed Wireless 34.8%+ 5 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 40 Mbps