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Internet providers in Appleton, WI

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Appleton, WI internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.763%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsDSL95%
Northern Telephone and Data $29.95 -DSL0.256%
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Appleton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Appleton is comparable to the rest of Wisconsin - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Appleton area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Appleton residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.450% of those living in Appleton.

There are eight internet providers serving the Appleton area, and 99.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Appleton's eight internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Appleton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Bertram Communications 2 Mbps 1 Mbps Wireless
Spectrum 32 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
AT&T 94 Mbps 65 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Appleton

The largest internet providers in Appleton are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Appleton.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Appleton residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Appleton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Appleton residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Appleton covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Appleton to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Appleton, $59.15.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Appleton, $0.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Appleton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Appleton's providers, 290 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Appleton covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Appleton residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Appleton, $59.15.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Appleton, $0.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Appleton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Appleton's providers, 290 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Appleton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Appleton where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Appleton, $59.15.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Appleton, $0.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Appleton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Appleton's providers, 290 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Appleton with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Appleton. The next fastest internet provider in Appleton is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 0.763% of the area.

Northern Telephone and Data offers the cheapest internet in Appleton with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Appleton, $59.15.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Appleton, covering 0.763% of the city.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.