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Internet providers in 53948

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL88%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable65%
Lemonweir Valley Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic9.711%
Lemonweir Valley Telephone Company - -DSL0.785%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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53948 internet service at a glance

At 92%, broadband coverage in the 53948 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 53948 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 89% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 66% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 9.710% of those living in the 53948 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 53948 area, and 64.08% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 53948, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 53948

The largest internet providers serving the 53948 ZIP code are Frontier, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 53948 ZIP code, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 65% of the area. Mauston’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 53948 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 53948 ZIP code, covering 88% 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 Mauston, $41.99.

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 Mauston, $1.61.

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 53948 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mauston's providers, 269 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

65%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to most households in the 53948 ZIP code, covering 65% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 53948 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Mauston, $41.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mauston, $1.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 53948 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 65% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mauston's providers, 269 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 53948 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 53948 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Mauston, $41.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mauston, $1.61.

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 53948 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mauston's providers, 269 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 53948 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 53948 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 65% of households in 53948. The next fastest internet provider in the 53948 ZIP code is Lemonweir Valley Telephone Company, offering download speeds up to 500 Mbps to 9.711% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 53948 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mauston, $41.99.

Lemonweir Valley Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 53948 ZIP code, covering 9.711% of the city.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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%.

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.