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Internet providers in 54403

Find internet providers serving the 54403 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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54403 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL83%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable83%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Ceom - 250 - 1,000 MbpsWireless100%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsWireless100%
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54403 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 54403 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 54403 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 84% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Wausau, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are 10 internet providers serving the 54403 area, and 75.67% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 10 internet providers in 54403, prices start at $35 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Wausau

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 11 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 46 Mbps 31 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 123 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 54403

The largest internet providers serving the 54403 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most in the 54403 ZIP code, covering 83% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 83% of the area. Wausau’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 54403 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 54403 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Wausau, $55.99.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

83%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 54403 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 54403 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Wausau, $55.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wausau, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 54403 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wausau's providers, 35 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 54403 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 54403 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Wausau, $55.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wausau, $0.81.

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 54403 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Wausau's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 54403 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 54403 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 83% of households in 54403. The next fastest internet provider in the 54403 ZIP code is Ceom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Network Professionals offers the cheapest internet in the 54403 ZIP with service starting at $39.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Wausau, $55.99.

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.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.