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Internet providers in Janesville, WI

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 10 MbpsDSL2.385%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 4 MbpsDSL73%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Janesville internet service at a glance

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

There are seven internet providers serving the Janesville area, and 99.75% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Janesville's seven internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Janesville

The largest internet providers in Janesville are AT&T, Spectrum, and TDS Telecom bringing DSL and cable options to Janesville.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Janesville residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Janesville’s third most-available internet provider, TDS Telecom, offers DSL to around 73% of Janesville residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Janesville covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Janesville 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 Janesville, $43.56.

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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Janesville, $1.41.

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 Janesville. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Janesville's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Janesville 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 Janesville, $43.56.

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 Janesville, $1.41.

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 Janesville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Janesville's providers, 63 Mbps.

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TDS Telecom DSL internet

Provider

TDS Telecom

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

4 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.512 Mbps

Average availability

73%

DSL from TDS Telecom offers broadband to most households in Janesville covering 73% of the area.

DSL internet from TDS Telecom uses telephone lines in Janesville 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 TDS Telecom start at $35/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Janesville, $43.56.

TDS Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $35.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Janesville, $1.41.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TDS Telecom offers download speeds up to 4 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.512 Mbps in Janesville. These download speeds are available to 73% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Janesville's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Janesville, you’ll likely have options from cable and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Janesville, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Janesville and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Janesville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Janesville at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Janesville residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Janesville may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Janesville cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Janesville with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Janesville. The next fastest internet provider in Janesville is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 99% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Janesville with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Janesville, $43.56.

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.

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.

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.

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%.