Internet providers in Howard, WI

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Howard internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Howard 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 Howard area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Howard residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.550% of those living in Howard.

There are six internet providers serving the Howard area, and 99.32% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Howard's six internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Howard

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Howard residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Howard’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Howard residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Howard covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Howard 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Howard, $52.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Howard, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Howard. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Howard's providers, 356 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Howard covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Howard 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 Howard, $52.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Howard, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Howard. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Howard's providers, 356 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 Howard covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Howard 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 Howard, $52.49.

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 Howard, $0.76.

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 Howard. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Howard's providers, 356 Mbps.

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Howard, WI internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 2.547%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 Mbps DSL 98%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 Mbps Cable 99%
Northeast Communications of Wisconsin, Inc. - - DSL 5.427%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Howard with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.547% of households in Howard. The next fastest internet provider in Howard is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 99% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Howard with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Howard, $52.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Howard, covering 2.547% of the city.

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%.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.