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Internet providers in 53818

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53818 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic80%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL54%
Alpha Enterprises - -DSL3.370%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsDSL3.210%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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53818 internet service at a glance

At 15%, broadband coverage in the 53818 ZIP code is much lower than the rest of Wisconsin - 98%, and much lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 53818 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 14% of households. No fiber-optic or cable providers are currently available in Platteville, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 53818 area, and 3.21% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 53818, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Platteville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 17 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 12 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 25 Mbps 7 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 53818

The largest internet providers serving the 53818 ZIP code are CenturyLink and HughesNet bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 53818 ZIP code, covering 80% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 54% of the area. Platteville’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 53818 ZIP code.

CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

80%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 53818 ZIP code, covering 80% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 53818 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Platteville, $49.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Platteville, $2.38.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 53818 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Platteville's providers, 237 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

54%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 53818 ZIP code, covering 54% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Platteville, $49.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Platteville, $2.38.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 53818 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 54% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Platteville's providers, 237 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 53818 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 53818 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Platteville, $49.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Platteville, $2.38.

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 53818 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Platteville's providers, 237 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 53818 frequently asked questions

BendBroadband is the fastest internet provider in the 53818 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 53818. The next fastest internet provider in the 53818 ZIP code is Comelec Internet Services, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 16% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 53818 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Platteville, $49.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 53818 ZIP code, covering 80% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.