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Internet providers in 54403

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL83%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable83%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 1 MbpsWireless100%
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54403 internet service at a glance

At 91%, 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 83% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% 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 $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Wausau, $43.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wausau, $2.08.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 54403 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Wausau's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

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 $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Wausau, $43.59.

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 Wausau, $2.08.

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 54403 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Wausau's providers, 35 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 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Wausau, $43.59.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wausau, $2.08.

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 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in 54403. The next fastest internet provider in the 54403 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 54403 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Wausau, $43.59.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.

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.