Internet Providers in Virginia, IL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Virginia, IL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$88.53|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Virginia, Illinois
Internet Access in Virginia, Illinois
Virginia has 7 residential Internet providers, and 11 when including business and mobile operators. There are 5 choices for wired broadband, namely DSL service.
2-3 providers per address may be a low level of competition, but it's sufficient to reduce pricing in neighborhoods where providers overlap. As is clear in the map below, choice may vary from block to block.
Coverage from the two most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
The plans listed above are manually gathered through our data science and research division. The 20 Internet plans displayed are the most current out of 132 plans we've seen in Virginia to date.
Overall, Virginia's Internet infrastructure follows a common pattern in US cities: wide coverage of cable and DSL, except that most houses are limited to only one company for subscribing to either type of Internet service.  The cable/DSL pattern has a simple reason. Broadband providers were started pre-Internet as cable TV and landline telephone corporations. So, they can use existing networks on utility poles to deliver broadband bundles.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Virginia, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CASSCOMM||50 Mbps||Cable||2m 43s||78.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|CASSCOMM||4.0 Mbps||DSL||34m 8s||99.9%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Around Virginia
Data from our researchers suggests that many of the popular providers in the area currently place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue since customers view them as a tactic to discourage streaming. Providers insist that they are a necessary tool for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Virginia to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Virginia||18.9 Mbps||7||$1.17 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +515.5 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +129.9 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +141.7 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +150.6 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +143.2 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|