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Internet providers in Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire, WI internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL96%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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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 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.920% of those living in Eau Claire.

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 $35 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Eau Claire

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 16 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 25 Mbps 11 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 98 Mbps 42 Mbps Cable

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*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Eau Claire, $54.99.

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 Eau Claire, $0.74.

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 5 Mbps in Eau Claire. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Eau Claire's providers, 43 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

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 $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Eau Claire, $54.99.

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 Eau Claire, $0.74.

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 Eau Claire. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Eau Claire's providers, 43 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 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Eau Claire, $54.99.

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 Eau Claire, $0.74.

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, 43 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Eau Claire with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Eau Claire. The next fastest internet provider in Eau Claire is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Comelec Internet Services offers the cheapest internet in Eau Claire with plans starting at $35/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Eau Claire, $54.99.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.