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Internet providers in 53718

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic17%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL86%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL27%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable97%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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53718 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 53718 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 53718 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in the 53718 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 53718 area, and 94.21% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 53718, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 53718

The largest internet providers serving the 53718 ZIP code are AT&T and Frontier bringing DSL and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 53718 ZIP code, covering 86% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 17% of the area. Madison’s third most-available internet provider, Frontier, offers DSL to around 27% of residents in the 53718 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 53718 ZIP code, covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Madison, $45.90.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Madison, $0.88.

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 53718 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Madison's providers, 209 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

17%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 53718 ZIP code, covering 17% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 53718 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Madison, $45.90.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Madison, $0.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 53718 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Madison's providers, 209 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

27%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 53718 ZIP code, covering 27% 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Madison, $45.90.

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 Madison, $0.88.

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 53718 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 27% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Madison's providers, 209 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 53718 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 53718 and the greater Madison area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Madison at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Madison at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 53718 ZIP, 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 Madison 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 Madison cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 53718 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 53718 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 17% of households in 53718. The next fastest internet provider in the 53718 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 53718 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Madison, $45.90.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 53718 ZIP code, covering 17% of the city.

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.