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Internet providers in Cottage Grove, WI

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Cottage Grove, WI internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL2.412%
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL94%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Cottage Grove internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Cottage Grove 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 Cottage Grove area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Cottage Grove 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 99% of those living in Cottage Grove.

There are five internet providers serving the Cottage Grove area, and 94.41% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Cottage Grove's five 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 Cottage Grove

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 15 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 117 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Cottage Grove

The largest internet providers in Cottage Grove are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Cottage Grove.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Cottage Grove residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Cottage Grove’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Cottage Grove residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Cottage Grove covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Cottage Grove 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cottage Grove, $58.99.

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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

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Cottage Grove 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 Cottage Grove, $58.99.

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 Cottage Grove, $0.68.

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 Cottage Grove. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cottage Grove's providers, 39 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 Cottage Grove covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Cottage Grove 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 Cottage Grove, $58.99.

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 Cottage Grove, $0.68.

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 Cottage Grove. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Cottage Grove's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Cottage Grove with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.412% of households in Cottage Grove. The next fastest internet provider in Cottage Grove is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Cottage Grove with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Cottage Grove, $58.99.

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 many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.