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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable80%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL79%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic0.732%
Northern Telephone and Data Corp. - -Fiber-optic1.783%
Northern Telephone and Data Corp. - -DSL1.783%
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54971 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 54971 ZIP code 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 54971 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 80% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.520% of those living in the 54971 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 54971 area, and 80.51% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 54971, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 525 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 54971

The largest internet providers serving the 54971 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 54971 ZIP code, covering 80% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 79% of the area. Ripon’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 54971 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

80%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 54971 ZIP code, covering 80% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 54971 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 Ripon, $47.99.

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 Ripon, $1.92.

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 54971 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ripon's providers, 115 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

79%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 54971 ZIP code, covering 79% 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ripon, $47.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ripon, $1.92.

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 54971 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ripon's providers, 115 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 the 54971 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 54971 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Ripon, $47.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ripon, $1.92.

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 54971 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Ripon's providers, 115 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 54971 frequently asked questions

Northern Telephone and Data Corp. is the fastest internet provider in the 54971 ZIP code with download speeds up to 525 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.783% of households in 54971. The next fastest internet provider in the 54971 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 80% of the area.

Bertram offers the cheapest internet in the 54971 ZIP with service starting at $39.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Ripon, $47.99.

Northern Telephone and Data Corp. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 54971 ZIP code, covering 1.783% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in 54971 and is available to 0.732% of households.

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