Internet providers in Hayward, WI

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Hayward internet service at a glance

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

There are six internet providers serving the Hayward area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hayward's six internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Hayward

The largest internet providers in Hayward are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Hayward.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Hayward residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 87% of the area. Hayward’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Hayward residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hayward, $52.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hayward, $2.38.

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 Hayward. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hayward's providers, 63 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

87%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Hayward covering 87% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Hayward 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hayward, $52.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hayward, $2.38.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Hayward. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hayward's providers, 63 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 Hayward covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hayward 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Hayward, $52.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hayward, $2.38.

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 Hayward. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hayward's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Hayward, WI internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 Mbps Cable 100%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 Mbps DSL 87%
Chequamegon Communications Cooperative, Inc. - - DSL 100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Hayward with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Hayward. The next fastest internet provider in Hayward is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 87% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Hayward with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hayward, $52.25.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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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.

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%.