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Internet providers in Rice Lake, WI

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Rice Lake, WI internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.024%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL73%
Chibardun $79.95 250 - 40 MbpsDSL96%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Rice Lake internet service at a glance

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

There are seven internet providers serving the Rice Lake area, and 99.93% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Rice Lake's seven internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Rice Lake

The largest internet providers in Rice Lake are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Chibardun bringing cable and DSL options to Rice Lake.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Rice Lake residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 73% of the area. Rice Lake’s third most-available internet provider, Chibardun, offers DSL to around 96% of Rice Lake residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Rice Lake covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Rice Lake, $55.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rice Lake, $0.53.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Rice Lake. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Rice Lake's providers, 258 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

73%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Rice Lake covering 73% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Rice Lake 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 $45/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Rice Lake, $55.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rice Lake, $0.53.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Rice Lake. These download speeds are available to 73% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Rice Lake's providers, 258 Mbps.

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Chibardun DSL internet

Provider

Chibardun

Starting price*
$79.95/mo.
Max download speed

40 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Chibardun offers broadband to nearly all households in Rice Lake covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Chibardun uses telephone lines in Rice Lake 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 Chibardun start at $79.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Rice Lake, $55.99.

Chibardun customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 250 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.32 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rice Lake, $0.53.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Chibardun offers download speeds up to 40 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in Rice Lake. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Rice Lake's providers, 258 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Rice Lake and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Rice Lake at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are lower than average in Rice Lake at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Rice Lake residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Rice Lake with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.024% of households in Rice Lake. The next fastest internet provider in Rice Lake is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Rice Lake with plans starting at $44.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rice Lake, $55.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Rice Lake, covering 0.024% of the city.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.

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.