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Internet providers in 54601

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable96%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic40%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL75%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable31%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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54601 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 54601 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 54601 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 40% of those living in the 54601 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 54601 area, and 99.42% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 54601, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 54601

The largest internet providers serving the 54601 ZIP code are Spectrum and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 54601 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 75% of the area. La Crosse’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 40% of residents in the 54601 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 54601 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 54601 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 La Crosse, $45.99.

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 La Crosse, $1.28.

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 54601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all La Crosse's providers, 450 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

75%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 54601 ZIP code, covering 75% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in La Crosse, $45.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in La Crosse, $1.28.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 54601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all La Crosse's providers, 450 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

40%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 54601 ZIP code, covering 40% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 54601 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in La Crosse, $45.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in La Crosse, $1.28.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 54601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 40% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all La Crosse's providers, 450 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 54601 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 54601 and the greater La Crosse area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in La Crosse at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in La Crosse at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 54601 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 54601 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 54601 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 40% of households in 54601. The next fastest internet provider in the 54601 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 31% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 54601 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in La Crosse, $45.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 54601 ZIP code, covering 40% of the city.

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.

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%.

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.