Internet providers in 54481

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Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 25 MbpsDSL87%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable91%
BendBroadband - 100 - 50 MbpsDSL0.233%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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54481 internet service at a glance

At 94%, broadband coverage in the 54481 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 54481 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 92% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Stevens Point, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 54481 area, and 89.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 54481, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 54481

The largest internet providers serving the 54481 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 54481 ZIP code, covering 87% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 91% of the area. Stevens Point’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 54481 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

87%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 54481 ZIP code, covering 87% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Stevens Point, $46.25.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Stevens Point, $0.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 54481 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Stevens Point's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 54481 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 54481 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 Stevens Point, $46.25.

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 Stevens Point, $0.75.

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 54481 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Stevens Point's providers, 44 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 54481 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 54481 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 Stevens Point, $46.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Stevens Point, $0.75.

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 54481 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Stevens Point's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 54481 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 54481 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 91% of households in 54481. The next fastest internet provider in the 54481 ZIP code is BendBroadband, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 0.233% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 54481 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Stevens Point, $46.25.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.