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Internet providers in Black River Falls, WI

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Black River Falls, WI internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL68%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic30%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Black River Falls internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Black River Falls 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 Black River Falls area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Black River Falls residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 26% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in Black River Falls.

There are four internet providers serving the Black River Falls area, and 99.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Black River Falls's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Black River Falls

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 65 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
Viasat 4 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 19 Mbps 16 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Black River Falls

The largest internet providers in Black River Falls are Spectrum and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Black River Falls.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Black River Falls residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 68% of the area. Black River Falls’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 30% of Black River Falls residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Black River Falls 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 Black River Falls, $58.74.

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 Black River Falls, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Black River Falls. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Black River Falls's providers, 313 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

68%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Black River Falls covering 68% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Black River Falls 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Black River Falls, $58.74.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Black River Falls, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Black River Falls. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Black River Falls's providers, 313 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

30%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in Black River Falls covering 30% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Black River Falls than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Black River Falls, $58.74.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Black River Falls, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Black River Falls. These download speeds are available to 30% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Black River Falls's providers, 313 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Black River Falls, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Black River Falls, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Black River Falls and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Black River Falls at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Black River Falls at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Black River Falls residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Black River Falls with download speeds up to* 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Black River Falls. The next fastest internet provider in Black River Falls is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 68% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Black River Falls with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Black River Falls, $58.74.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Black River Falls, covering 30% of the city.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.