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Internet providers in 53228

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 4 MbpsDSL39%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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53228 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 53228 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 53228 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Milwaukee, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 53228 area, and 99.95% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 53228, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 53228

The largest internet providers serving the 53228 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and TDS Telecom bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 53228 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Milwaukee’s third most-available internet provider, TDS Telecom, offers DSL to around 39% of residents in the 53228 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

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 53228 ZIP code, covering 99% 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 Milwaukee, $44.00.

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 Milwaukee, $1.10.

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 53228 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Milwaukee's providers, 86 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 53228 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 53228 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 Milwaukee, $44.00.

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 Milwaukee, $1.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 53228 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Milwaukee's providers, 86 Mbps.

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TDS Telecom DSL internet

Provider

TDS Telecom

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

4 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.512 Mbps

Average availability

39%

DSL from TDS Telecom offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 53228 ZIP code, covering 39% of the area.

DSL internet from TDS Telecom 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 TDS Telecom start at $35/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Milwaukee, $44.00.

TDS Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $35.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Milwaukee, $1.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TDS Telecom offers download speeds up to 4 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.512 Mbps in 53228 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 39% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Milwaukee's providers, 86 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 53228 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 53228 and the greater Milwaukee area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Milwaukee at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Milwaukee at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 53228 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 53228 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 53228 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 53228. The next fastest internet provider in the 53228 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 99% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 53228 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Milwaukee, $44.00.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.