Internet Providers in Adams, WI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Adams, WI
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $111.63

Internet Access in Adams, Wisconsin

Information surfaced here is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider reports and other privatized datasets to further validate the information, down to the census block level. Plane and pricing data shown here is collected by our data team. We have analyzed and verified 211 bundled Internet deals in Adams. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 268 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Frontier Communications as well as Spectrum can also provide Internet service in Adams, with Frontier performing somewhat better in our speed test analysis.

Looking closer at network choices, Cable, DSL, and even fiber are available in different parts of Adams. In general, Fiber-Optic is the fastest technology, followed by cable, with DSL coming in last. Cable offers 57.53 percent coverage around Adams, and is popular as a middle-of-the-road selection.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Adams.

To summarize, the Internet market could use improvement in Adams, but the average household still has at least 2 providers to choose from. As it stands, only 700 Adams locals have access to one or fewer options for wired broadband.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Adams, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Marquette-Adams Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Adams, Wisconsin

  • Frontier - DSL - 85.8% Availability in Adams - Call For Speed Availability
  • Spectrum - Cable - 57.5% Availability in Adams - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Marquette-Adams Telephone Cooperative - Fiber - 43.2% Availability in Adams - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Adams - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Adams - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Adams

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Adams is the 358th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Necedah, Coloma, Westfield, Arkdale, and Friendship.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 600 people in Adams County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 43% of people living in Adams have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 79% of Adams residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Adams County, approximately 6,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps in Adams

Data collected by our researchers shows that some of the top providers place some sort of limit on streaming on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since subscribers see caps as a tactic to discourage streaming. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Adams

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Bug Tussel Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 85.8%+ Call For Speed Availability
Spectrum Cable 57.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Marquette-Adams Telephone Cooperative Fiber 43.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
Spectrum Business Cable 10.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Adams to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Adams 22.6 Mbps 6 $0.26 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +392.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +96.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +93.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +104.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +105 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )