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Internet providers in 54981

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AT&T $30 100 - 25 MbpsDSL66%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable74%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 10 MbpsDSL1.139%
Amherst Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic5.511%
Amherst Telephone Company - -DSL2.094%
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54981 internet service at a glance

At 88%, broadband coverage in the 54981 ZIP code is slightly lower than the rest of Wisconsin - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 54981 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 74% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 71% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.510% of those living in the 54981 ZIP code.

There are 10 internet providers serving the 54981 area, and 59.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 10 internet providers in 54981, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 54981

The largest internet providers serving the 54981 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 most in the 54981 ZIP code, covering 66% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 74% of the area. Waupaca’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 54981 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

66%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 54981 ZIP code, covering 66% 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 Waupaca, $44.16.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waupaca, $1.26.

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 54981 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Waupaca's providers, 73 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

74%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to most households in the 54981 ZIP code, covering 74% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 54981 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 Waupaca, $44.16.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waupaca, $1.26.

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 54981 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waupaca's providers, 73 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 54981 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 54981 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 Waupaca, $44.16.

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 Waupaca, $1.26.

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 54981 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Waupaca's providers, 73 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 54981 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 54981 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 74% of households in 54981. The next fastest internet provider in the 54981 ZIP code is Amherst Telephone Company, offering download speeds up to 240 Mbps to 5.511% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 54981 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waupaca, $44.16.

Amherst Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 54981 ZIP code, covering 5.511% of the city.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.