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Monroe, WI internet providers

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic94%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 50 MbpsDSL35%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Monroe internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Monroe 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 Monroe area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Monroe residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 52% of those living in Monroe.

There are five internet providers serving the Monroe area, and 99.45% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Monroe's five internet providers, prices start at $35 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Monroe

The largest internet providers in Monroe are Spectrum and TDS Telecom bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to Monroe.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Monroe residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from TDS Telecom, which covers 94% of the area. Monroe’s third most-available internet provider, TDS Telecom, offers DSL to around 35% of Monroe residents.

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 Monroe covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Monroe 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 Monroe, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monroe, $2.19.

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 Monroe. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 281 Mbps.

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TDS Telecom fiber-optic internet

Provider

TDS Telecom

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

120 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Fiber-optic from TDS Telecom offers broadband to nearly all households in Monroe covering 94% of the area.

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

Internet prices for TDS Telecom start at $35/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $45.99.

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 Monroe, $2.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TDS Telecom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 120 Mbps in Monroe. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 281 Mbps.

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TDS Telecom DSL internet

Provider

TDS Telecom

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

35%

DSL from TDS Telecom offers broadband to some, but not many households in Monroe covering 35% of the area.

DSL internet from TDS Telecom uses telephone lines in Monroe 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $45.99.

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 Monroe, $2.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TDS Telecom offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Monroe. These download speeds are available to 35% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 281 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

TDS Telecom is the fastest internet provider in Monroe with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Monroe. The next fastest internet provider in Monroe is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

TDS Telecom offers the cheapest internet in Monroe with plans starting at $35/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $45.99.

TDS Telecom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Monroe, covering 94% 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.

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.

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.