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Internet providers in 53042

Find internet providers serving the 53042 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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53042 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL87%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable56%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsDSL12%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Ceom - 250 - 1,000 MbpsWireless100%
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53042 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 53042 ZIP code 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 53042 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 56% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Kiel, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are 11 internet providers serving the 53042 area, and 55.34% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 11 internet providers in 53042, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Kiel

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 10 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Mercury Network 21 Mbps 4 Mbps Wireless
Frontier 11 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Bug Tussel Wireless 8 Mbps 2 Mbps Wireless
Spectrum 44 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 53042

The largest internet providers serving the 53042 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 53042 ZIP code, covering 87% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 56% of the area. Kiel’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 53042 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

87%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 53042 ZIP code, covering 87% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Kiel, $56.86.

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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

20 Mbps

Average availability

56%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in the 53042 ZIP code, covering 56% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 53042 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 Kiel, $56.86.

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 Kiel, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 53042 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 56% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Kiel's providers, 69 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 the 53042 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 53042 ZIP 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 Kiel, $56.86.

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 Kiel, $0.69.

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 53042 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Kiel's providers, 69 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 53042 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 53042 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 56% of households in 53042. The next fastest internet provider in the 53042 ZIP code is Ceom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Northern Telephone and Data offers the cheapest internet in the 53042 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Kiel, $56.86.

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 internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.