Internet Providers in Vernon Hills, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Vernon Hills, IL
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.63

Internet Access in Vernon Hills, Illinois

DSL infrastructure and Fiber infrastructure are the most prevalent wired broadband network types throughout Vernon Hills, with 99.09 percent and 4.91 percent network reach in the area. Fiber Optical network infrastructure is prefered for sending binary data and offers overall enhanced speeds, even though cable/DSL are almost always cheaper. Driven by the strong availability of Fiber in Vernon Hills neighborhoods, the city's unweighted average downstream speed of 142.88 Megabits per Second is 11.01 percent faster than the Illinois state unweighted average (127.15 Mbps). Even so, the network speed and performance at a subscriber's address may vary along with the quality of the "last mile" connection in that neighborhood.

Residents of Vernon Hills generally have two or more Internet companies to choose from. That said, this number will change from neighborhood to neighborhood. The mapping tool provided below shows how competition changes around Vernon Hills.

The plans displayed above are manually collected through our data team. The 44 Internet packages displayed above are the latest of 534 packages we've gathered in Vernon Hills to date.

Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Vernon Hills.

Aside from HughesNet and Viasat, XFINITY from Comcast also serves Vernon Hills with Cable availability for near one hundred percent of addresses and a recorded maximum speed of 987 Mbps. Fixed wireless providers like E-Vergent Wireless connect their subscribers to as much as 65 Mbps via direct wireless hardware. for local businesses, there are 11 providers in Vernon Hills with specialized enterprise services like T1 and MPLS. See the map to see broadband coverage at a granular level.

  • There are 20 internet providers in Vernon Hills with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Vernon Hills is the 124th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Buffalo Grove, Lincolnshire, Mundelein, Libertyville, and Lake Zurich.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Vernon Hills: Indian Creek
  • The fastest zip code in Vernon Hills for April 2021 is 60061. (see all below).

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 Vernon Hills, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
EarthLink Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Vernon Hills, Illinois

  • EarthLink - DSL - 99.1% Availability in Vernon Hills - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 98.9% Availability in Vernon Hills - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.7% Availability in Vernon Hills - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 4.9% Availability in Vernon Hills - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • EarthLink - Fiber - 4.9% Availability in Vernon Hills - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Vernon Hills - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Vernon Hills - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Vernon Hills

Vernon Hills Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Vernon Hills is the 124th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Buffalo Grove, Lincolnshire, Mundelein, Libertyville, and Lake Zurich.

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

Approximately 7,000 people in Lake 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 99% of Vernon Hills 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, 60061 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Vernon Hills.

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

In Lake County, approximately 7,000 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.

Working from Home in Vernon Hills

There are 788 workers located in Vernon Hills operating primarily out of a home via telecommuting. Among those telecommuting, 51.52 percent take home less than $75,000 per year. When you're procuring a home network for working from home, be sure to verify the data caps. Many residential Broadband packages in Vernon Hills have data limits, which may be frustrating if you consume a lot of data for work purposes like video conferencing, etc. Business-class plans should be considered if you need more than a typical residential plan.

Data Limits in Vernon Hills

Many Internet companies have begun to impose "data caps" onto consumer broadband plans in recent years. The trend is certainly true for the Vernon Hills market, with ISPs like Xfinity advertising capped plans. It's not a major concern for most Internet subscribers, but may affect households that share their plan or techies who download or upload a lot of 4K content. Caps on cable plans tend to be in the neighborhood of 1 Terabyte. This is way more than is used by 99% of users. Potential XFINITY from Comcast customers should double check data caps when signing up, and not presume them based on online statements.

Internet access in Vernon Hills neighborhoods

We've compiled data and statistics about Broadband coverage for a variety of communities within Vernon Hills: Indian Creek.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Vernon Hills

Provider Type Coverage Speed
EarthLink DSL 99.1%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 98.9%+ 100 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.7%+ 1,200 Mbps
E-Vergent Wireless Fixed Wireless 18.7%+ 65 Mbps
Unwired Fixed Wireless 7.5%+ 10 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 4.9%+ 940 Mbps
EarthLink Fiber Fiber 4.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 13.4%+ 940 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 26.6%+ 50 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 16.0%+ 3.0 Mbps
First Communications Copper 14.0%+ 1.5 Mbps
E-Vergent Wireless Fixed Wireless 10.9%+ 65 Mbps
Fusion Connect Copper 7.4%+ 20 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 5.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
TDS Business Cable 5.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Access One Inc Copper 4.9%+ 3.0 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 4.5%+ 100 Mbps
Call One Fiber 2.3%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Vernon Hills to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Vernon Hills 142.9 Mbps 9 $0.23 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +272.5 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -24 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -26.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -15.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -15.3 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )