Internet Providers in Victoria, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Victoria, IL
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $83.1

Internet Access in Victoria, Illinois

Victoria has 5 residential Internet Service Providers, and 10 when including business and mobile services. Consumers in the area have access to 4 choices for wired Internet (Technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).

For better or worse, Fixed wireless Internet service is the only broadband choice much of the Victoria population, discounting less ideal Internet technologies like satellite broadband. Current coverage data shows that 91.61 percent of Victoria has coverage by fixed wireless.

96.25 percent of the Victoria area is still left with only one or zero options for broadband-quality Internet service as of 2021. Adjusting for all census blocks within city limits, the average address has at least 2 Internet providers to choose from. Areas that have better choices usually will find lower prices as providers are incentivized to improve their services to win customers.

Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Victoria.

Broadband coverage insights on the page below are calculated from public governmental data and private datasets collected directly from providers. Statistics about speed averages comes primarily from M-Labs. Our researchers have manually gathered package pricing and service data on 222 Internet deals in Victoria as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Victoria, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mid Century Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Victoria, Illinois

  • Mid Century Telephone Cooperative - Fiber - 100.0% Availability in Victoria - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 3.8% Availability in Victoria - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Victoria - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Victoria - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Victoria

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Victoria is the 1,145th most connected city in Illinois behind Galva, Wyoming, Toulon, Galesburg, and Knoxville.

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

Approximately 300 people in Knox 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: 100% of people living in Victoria 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.

In Knox County, approximately 2,000 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 and Video Streaming Around Victoria

Data from our market research team shows that top providers in Victoria use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue lately because customers view caps as a strategy to stop streaming. Providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Victoria

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Mid Century Telephone Cooperative Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Network Business Systems Fixed Wireless 91.6%+ 6 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 3.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Mid Century Telephone Cooperative Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 0.0%+ 987 Mbps

Compare Victoria to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Victoria 153.2 Mbps 5 $0.36 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +262.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -34.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -37 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -25.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -25.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )