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Wisconsin Rapids, WI internet providers

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Wood County Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic99%
Wood County Telephone Company - -DSL1.739%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Wisconsin Rapids internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Wisconsin Rapids 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 Wisconsin Rapids area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Wisconsin Rapids residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.770% of those living in Wisconsin Rapids.

There are five internet providers serving the Wisconsin Rapids area, and 99.03% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Wisconsin Rapids's five internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Wisconsin Rapids

The largest internet providers in Wisconsin Rapids are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Wisconsin Rapids.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Wisconsin Rapids residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Wisconsin Rapids’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Wisconsin Rapids 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 Wisconsin Rapids covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Wisconsin Rapids, $51.66.

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 Wisconsin Rapids, $1.61.

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 Wisconsin Rapids. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Wisconsin Rapids's providers, 50 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 Wisconsin Rapids covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Wisconsin Rapids 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 Wisconsin Rapids, $51.66.

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 Wisconsin Rapids, $1.61.

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 Wisconsin Rapids. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Wisconsin Rapids's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Wisconsin Rapids covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Wisconsin Rapids 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Wisconsin Rapids, $51.66.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wisconsin Rapids, $1.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Wisconsin Rapids. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Wisconsin Rapids's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Wood County Telephone Company is the fastest internet provider in Wisconsin Rapids with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Wisconsin Rapids. The next fastest internet provider in Wisconsin Rapids is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Wisconsin Rapids with plans starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Wisconsin Rapids, $51.66.

Wood County Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Wisconsin Rapids, covering 99% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

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.