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Internet providers in 53821

Find internet providers serving the 53821 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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53821 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL84%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable89%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsDSL2.780%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.770%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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53821 internet service at a glance

At 87%, broadband coverage in the 53821 ZIP code is slightly lower than the rest of Wisconsin - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 53821 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 84% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 3.730% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Prairie du Chien, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 53821 area, and 87.39% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 53821, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Prairie du Chien

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 105 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 23 Mbps 8 Mbps DSL
Viasat 17 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 53821

The largest internet providers serving the 53821 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 53821 ZIP code, covering 84% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 89% of the area. Prairie du Chien’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 53821 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 53821 ZIP code, covering 84% 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 Prairie du Chien, $51.24.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Prairie du Chien, $1.38.

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 53821 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Prairie du Chien's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

89%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 53821 ZIP code, covering 89% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 53821 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Prairie du Chien, $51.24.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Prairie du Chien, $1.38.

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 53821 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Prairie du Chien's providers, 288 Mbps.

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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 53821 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 53821 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 Prairie du Chien, $51.24.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Prairie du Chien, $1.38.

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 53821 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Prairie du Chien's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 53821 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 53821 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 89% of households in 53821. The next fastest internet provider in the 53821 ZIP code is BendBroadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 2.780% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 53821 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Prairie du Chien, $51.24.

BendBroadband is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 53821 ZIP code, covering 0.770% of the city.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.