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Internet providers in Lake Wisconsin, WI

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Lake Wisconsin, WI internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL41%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable92%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 80 MbpsDSL25%
Merrimac Communications - -Cable5.521%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Lake Wisconsin internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lake Wisconsin 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 Lake Wisconsin area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Lake Wisconsin residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 62% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Lake Wisconsin, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Lake Wisconsin area, and 59.09% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lake Wisconsin's seven internet providers, prices start at $14.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Lake Wisconsin

The largest internet providers in Lake Wisconsin are Frontier, Spectrum, and CenturyLink bringing DSL and cable options to Lake Wisconsin.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to many Lake Wisconsin residents, covering 41% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 92% of the area. Lake Wisconsin’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 25% of Lake Wisconsin residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

41%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to about half of households in Lake Wisconsin covering 41% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Lake Wisconsin 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lake Wisconsin, $40.49.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Wisconsin, $0.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Lake Wisconsin. These download speeds are available to 41% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lake Wisconsin's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Lake Wisconsin covering 92% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lake Wisconsin 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 Lake Wisconsin, $40.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Wisconsin, $0.92.

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 Lake Wisconsin. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Wisconsin's providers, 44 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

25%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in Lake Wisconsin covering 25% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Lake Wisconsin 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 Lake Wisconsin, $40.49.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Wisconsin, $0.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Lake Wisconsin. These download speeds are available to 25% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lake Wisconsin's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Lake Wisconsin and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lake Wisconsin at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Lake Wisconsin at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Lake Wisconsin 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 Lake Wisconsin 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 Lake Wisconsin cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Lake Wisconsin with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in Lake Wisconsin. The next fastest internet provider in Lake Wisconsin is Merrimac Communications, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 5.521% of the area.

Bug Tussel Wireless offers the cheapest internet in Lake Wisconsin with plans starting at $14.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake Wisconsin, $40.49.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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%.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.