Internet providers in Waupaca, WI

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Waupaca internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Waupaca 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 Waupaca area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Waupaca residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Waupaca, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Waupaca area, and 96.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waupaca's six internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Waupaca

The largest internet providers in Waupaca are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Waupaca.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Waupaca residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Waupaca’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Waupaca residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Waupaca covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Waupaca 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waupaca, $52.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waupaca, $1.19.

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 Waupaca. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Waupaca's providers, 94 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Waupaca covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Waupaca 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 Waupaca, $52.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waupaca, $1.19.

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 Waupaca. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waupaca's providers, 94 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 Waupaca covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Waupaca 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 Waupaca, $52.49.

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 Waupaca, $1.19.

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 Waupaca. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Waupaca's providers, 94 Mbps.

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Waupaca, WI internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 25 Mbps DSL 96%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 Mbps Cable 99%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
Northeast Communications of Wisconsin, Inc. - - Wireless 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Waupaca with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Waupaca. The next fastest internet provider in Waupaca is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 96% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Waupaca with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waupaca, $52.49.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.