Internet Providers in Virginia, IL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Virginia, IL
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $88.53

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. [1] 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 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 24.7%
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%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Virginia

Virginia Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Virginia is the 663rd most connected city in Illinois behind Beardstown, Pleasant Plains, Petersburg, Jacksonville, and Ashland.

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

Approximately 500 people in Cass 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: 25% of people living in Virginia 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 96% of Virginia 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 Cass County, approximately 900 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 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 )