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Internet providers in Waunakee, WI

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Waunakee, WI internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic73%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 50 MbpsDSL58%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Waunakee internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Waunakee 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 Waunakee area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Waunakee residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 73% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 58% of those living in Waunakee.

There are four internet providers serving the Waunakee area, and 99.82% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waunakee's four internet providers, prices start at $35 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Waunakee

The largest internet providers in Waunakee are Spectrum and TDS Telecom bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to Waunakee.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Waunakee residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from TDS Telecom, which covers 73% of the area. Waunakee’s third most-available internet provider, TDS Telecom, offers DSL to around 58% of Waunakee 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 Waunakee covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Waunakee 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 Waunakee, $47.50.

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 Waunakee, $1.90.

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 Waunakee. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waunakee's providers, 300 Mbps.

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TDS Telecom fiber-optic internet

Provider

TDS Telecom

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

120 Mbps

Average availability

73%

Fiber-optic from TDS Telecom offers broadband to most households in Waunakee covering 73% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from TDS Telecom is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Waunakee than other internet types.

Internet prices for TDS Telecom start at $35/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Waunakee, $47.50.

TDS Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $35.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waunakee, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TDS Telecom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 120 Mbps in Waunakee. These download speeds are available to 73% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waunakee's providers, 300 Mbps.

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TDS Telecom DSL internet

Provider

TDS Telecom

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

58%

DSL from TDS Telecom offers broadband to about half of households in Waunakee covering 58% of the area.

DSL internet from TDS Telecom uses telephone lines in Waunakee 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 TDS Telecom start at $35/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Waunakee, $47.50.

TDS Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $35.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waunakee, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TDS Telecom offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Waunakee. These download speeds are available to 58% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waunakee's providers, 300 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

TDS Telecom is the fastest internet provider in Waunakee with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 73% of households in Waunakee. The next fastest internet provider in Waunakee is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

TDS Telecom offers the cheapest internet in Waunakee with plans starting at $35/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waunakee, $47.50.

TDS Telecom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Waunakee, covering 73% of the city.

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.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.