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Internet providers in 54004

Find internet providers serving the 54004 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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54004 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 80 MbpsDSL2.748%
Northwest Community Communications $34.95 6 - 20 MbpsDSL85%
Northwest Community Communications $34.95 6 - 40 MbpsCable49%
Chibardun $79.95 250 - 10 MbpsDSL23%
Clear Lake Telephone Company - -DSL9.008%
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54004 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 54004 ZIP code 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 54004 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 49% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Clayton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 54004 area, and 16.95% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 54004, prices start at $34.95 and available download speeds reach up to 80 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 54004

The largest internet providers serving the 54004 ZIP code are Northwest Community Communications and Chibardun bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Northwest Community Communications is available to nearly all in the 54004 ZIP code, covering 85% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Northwest Community Communications, which covers 49% of the area. Clayton’s third most-available internet provider, Chibardun, offers DSL to around 23% of residents in the 54004 ZIP code.

Northwest Community Communications DSL internet

Provider

Northwest Community Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

85%

DSL from Northwest Community Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in the 54004 ZIP code, covering 85% of the area.

DSL internet from Northwest Community Communications uses telephone lines 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 Northwest Community Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Clayton, $53.98.

Northwest Community Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Clayton, $0.84.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Northwest Community Communications offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 54004 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Clayton's providers, 40 Mbps.

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Northwest Community Communications cable internet

Provider

Northwest Community Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

40 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

49%

Cable from Northwest Community Communications offers broadband to about half of households in the 54004 ZIP code, covering 49% of the area.

Northwest Community Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 54004 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Northwest Community Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Clayton, $53.98.

Northwest Community Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Clayton, $0.84.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Northwest Community Communications offers download speeds up to 40 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 54004 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 49% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Clayton's providers, 40 Mbps.

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Chibardun DSL internet

Provider

Chibardun

Starting price*
$79.95/mo.
Max download speed

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

23%

DSL from Chibardun offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 54004 ZIP code, covering 23% of the area.

DSL internet from Chibardun uses telephone lines 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 Chibardun start at $79.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Clayton, $53.98.

Chibardun customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 250 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.32 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Clayton, $0.84.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Chibardun offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 54004 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 23% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Clayton's providers, 40 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 54004 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 54004 and the greater Clayton area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Clayton at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Clayton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 54004 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 54004 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 54004 ZIP code with download speeds up to 80 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.748% of households in 54004. The next fastest internet provider in the 54004 ZIP code is Northwest Community Communications, offering download speeds up to 40 Mbps to 49% of the area.

Northwest Community Communications offers the cheapest internet in the 54004 ZIP with service starting at $34.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Clayton, $53.98.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.