Internet providers in Rice Lake, WI

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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 $49 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Rice Lake

The largest internet providers in Rice Lake are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite 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, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Rice Lake residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rice Lake, $52.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rice Lake, $2.09.

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, 313 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rice Lake, $52.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rice Lake, $2.09.

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, 313 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Rice Lake 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Rice Lake, $52.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rice Lake, $2.09.

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 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, 313 Mbps.

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Rice Lake, WI internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.024%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 MbpsDSL73%
Chibardun Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -DSL96%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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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.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Rice Lake with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rice Lake, $52.25.

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

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.

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.

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.