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Internet providers in 54494

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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable96%
Wood County Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic81%
Wood County Telephone Company - -DSL22%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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54494 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 54494 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 54494 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 96% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 81% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 24% of those living in the 54494 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 54494 area, and 96.06% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 54494, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 54494

The largest internet providers serving the 54494 ZIP code are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 54494 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 residents in the 54494 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 54494 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 54494 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 54494 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% 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 the 54494 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 54494 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 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 54494 ZIP code. 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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or call us today: (844) 451-2720

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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 the 54494 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 54494 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 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 54494 ZIP code. 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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or call us today: (844) 451-2720

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Internet providers in 54494 frequently asked questions

Wood County Telephone Company is the fastest internet provider in the 54494 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 81% of households in 54494. The next fastest internet provider in the 54494 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 54494 ZIP with service 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 serving the 54494 ZIP code, covering 81% of the city.

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Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.