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Internet providers in 53188

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53188 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic6.147%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL90%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 80 MbpsDSL10%
BendBroadband - 100 - 4 MbpsDSL67%
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53188 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 53188 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 53188 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.150% of those living in the 53188 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 53188 area, and 99.93% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 53188, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 53188

The largest internet providers serving the 53188 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and CenturyLink bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 53188 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Waukesha’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 10% of residents in the 53188 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 53188 ZIP code, covering 90% 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 Waukesha, $46.77.

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 Waukesha, $0.97.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 53188 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waukesha's providers, 251 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 53188 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 53188 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 Waukesha, $46.77.

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 Waukesha, $0.97.

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 53188 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Waukesha's providers, 251 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

10%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 53188 ZIP code, covering 10% 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 Waukesha, $46.77.

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 Waukesha, $0.97.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 53188 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waukesha's providers, 251 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 53188 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 53188 and the greater Waukesha area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Waukesha at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Waukesha at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 53188 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Waukesha may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Waukesha cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 53188 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 53188 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.147% of households in 53188. The next fastest internet provider in the 53188 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 53188 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waukesha, $46.77.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 53188 ZIP code, covering 6.147% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.