Internet Providers in Wataga, IL

Residential Internet Statistics for Wataga, IL
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Wataga, Illinois:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    97.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    97.8% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    11.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    11.3% Available
  • 5. 5. Mediacom
    80.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    80.8% Available
  • 6. 6. Nextlink Internet
    17.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *40 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    17.8% Available
  • 7. 7. Oneida Telephone Exchange
    4.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    4.6% Available

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Internet Access in Wataga, Illinois

Data below is based on biannual FCC broadband coverage reporting. We also use direct provider coverage reports to further validate the information. Plan, pricing, and other data is gathered manually by our research division. We have collected and verified 0 broadband plans in Wataga since founding in 2014. FCC broadband coverage data is updated every two quarters, but frequently gets posted here before governmental releases for most large providers.

The majority of Wataga residents have 2-3 wired broadband service providers available to them (2.44 per census block). 15.89 percent of Wataga residents are limited to one or fewer options for their Internet provider. cable and DSL broadband usually offer the most agreeable pricing for home use.

Viasat Internet is the most commonly available choice for Wataga residents. near one hundred percent of the Wataga area can get access to them. HughesNet is also a common choice, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest plan listed by HughesNet in Wataga is 25 megabits per second download.

Looking at network technologies with significant infrastructure built within the area, the most common wired broadband Internet tech infrastructures are DSL (97.77 percent coverage) and Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage). Telephone companies are the main source for DSL service, because DSL transmits digital information via telephone lines. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted and bundled copper construction of telephone lines provides a lower bandwidth ceiling than more modern techs like cable and significantly less than fiber.

Aside from the Internet options detailed above, CenturyLink is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 97 percent of Wataga. Wireless choices are advertised locally, but the wired options listed in the results above virtually always provide better pricing for the speed you get. As detailed below, the vast majority of residents can get service from wired Internet.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Wataga, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 80.8%
Oneida Telephone Exchange 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 4.6%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 97.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 11.3%
100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Wataga is the 647th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Galesburg, Abingdon, and Knoxville, but behind Galva and Cambridge.

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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.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 84% of Wataga residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Knox County, approximately 2,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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