Internet Providers in West Salem, IL
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Residential Internet Statistics for West Salem, IL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$58.31|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in West Salem, Illinois
Internet Access in West Salem, Illinois
West Salem offers 5 home Internet providers, or 7 when including business and mobile operators. Consumers have access to 4 choices for wired broadband, which in West Salem usually means DSL.
The packages listed on this page are collected individually by our research division.
DSL Internet has a wide coverage area compared to other Internet options within West Salem since pretty much every house in West Salem is wired with phone lines. The physical DSL wire usually reaches the subscriber via a utility pole, which continues to a modem attached to the phone outlet to enable your Wifi.
Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
To sum up the situation, most West Salem residents have 2-3 choices for Internet. For Illinois, this is around the norm. West Salem ranks 883rd in terms of the number of providers available at local addresses.
Internet Statistics 2021
50.3% of consumers in West Salem800 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 West Salem, Illinois
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Wabash Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in West Salem, Illinois
- Frontier - DSL - 76.6% Availability in West Salem - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Wabash Communications - Fiber - 56.2% Availability in West Salem - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in West Salem - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in West Salem - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In West Salem
|King Street Wireless||Fixed Wireless||98.0%+||1.0 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||76.6%+||115 Mbps|
|Wabash Communications||Fiber||56.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||115 Mbps|
Compare West Salem to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|West Salem||2 Mbps||5||$0.94 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +413.4 Mbps )||14 ( +9 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +116.9 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +114.2 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +125.4 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +125.6 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in West Salem
BSpeedy internet service
I have been with BSpeedy for several years and have excellent service from them and quick response if a problem arises. The only reason I am searching other providers is because of health reasons and we need to move closer to my daughter who lives in Wheeler, IL. I just hope I can find a provider as good as the one I will be leaving.