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Eau Claire, WI internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $30 100 - 25 MbpsDSL96%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 1 MbpsWireless100%
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Eau Claire internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Eau Claire 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 Eau Claire area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Eau Claire residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Eau Claire, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Eau Claire area, and 98.98% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Eau Claire's seven internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Eau Claire

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Eau Claire residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Eau Claire’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Eau Claire residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Eau Claire covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Eau Claire 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Eau Claire, $44.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Eau Claire, $1.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Eau Claire. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Eau Claire's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Eau Claire, $44.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Eau Claire, $1.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Eau Claire. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Eau Claire's providers, 35 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Eau Claire 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Eau Claire, $44.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Eau Claire, $1.10.

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 Eau Claire. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Eau Claire's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Eau Claire with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Eau Claire. The next fastest internet provider in Eau Claire is Comelec Services, Inc., offering download speeds up to 40 Mbps to 1.083% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Eau Claire with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Eau Claire, $44.00.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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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.