Internet Providers in Ashland, Wisconsin

Most Popular Internet Providers in Ashland, Wisconsin:

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  • 1. CenturyLink
    91.6% Available
    91.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    10 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $50
    • Contracts: None required
  • 2. Spectrum
    69.3% Available
    69.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    Wireless speeds may vary
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. T-Mobile Home Internet
    41.6% Available
    41.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Includes lease set-up fee. Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 6. 6. King Street Wireless
    61.4% Available
    61.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1 Mbps
    Download
  • 7. 7. Norvado
    51% Available
    51%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 300-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Installation: Free standard installation.
    • Price Range: $79.99 - $149.99
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
2 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Ashland. See All
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-3mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. Verizon
    99.8% Available
    99.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Verizon Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Ashland, Wisconsin

Ashland Internet availability data on this page comes from governmental datasets. Then, we ensure the data is checked for errors against private lit address records. We've processed 8,052 rows of FCC and private data about Internet availability within Ashland, Wisconsin. The download speed averages are derived from 937 user speed tests within Ashland.

Viasat Internet has the widest availability for Ashland residents. The provider is available to practically one hundred percent of Ashland. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in near one hundred percent of Ashland with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for Ashland is 25 Mbps.

In terms of network technologies installed in Ashland, we see that the most frequently available hardwired Internet technology infrastructures are DSL and Cable, with 91.58% and 69.25% respectively. Television companies are where customers look for cable Internet and Wifi service, thanks to the fact that they can use their existing coaxial TV cables — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Cable often makes sense for Ashland residents due to the strong mix of speed and value. DSL service is delivered by phone lines up on utility poles by providers such as CenturyLink that build or own copper phone lines. DSL underperforms when compared with all major broadband options except dial-up.

The majority of Ashland residents have 2-3 wired broadband service providers available (2.35 per census block specifically). 27.65% of Ashland residents have one or fewer choices for their Internet provider. DSL and cable Internet services almost always provide the most agreeable price for home use.

While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, CenturyLink is also in Ashland with a maximum speed of 100 Mbps. Plans from brands like King Street Wireless deliver 1 Mbps or more via direct wireless hardware. There are 4 providers in Ashland offering specialized enterprise service like MPLS. See the map to compare how many options are available at a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2021

3,000 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 Ashland, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Norvado 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 51.0%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 69.3%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 91.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile Home Internet 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 41.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ashland

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Ashland is the 419th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Hurley, Washburn, and Iron River, but behind Ironwood and Bayfield.

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

Approximately 300 people in Ashland 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: 12% of people living in Ashland 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 72% of Ashland 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 Ashland County, approximately 2,000 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.

Internet Coverage Around Northland College

Students living within 2 miles of Northland College can expect to have a selection between 3-4 ISPs providers. As elsewhere in Ashland, Viasat and HughesNet are the most prevalent options. Speed test data suggests that internet download speeds in the Northland College area exceeds 25 Mbps, with averages in the zip around (208.85 Mbps as of our latest data.) This speed should be adequate for students in Ashland who want to stream HD video, split the cost of a router with housemates, and etc. That said, since these averages are calculated on public performance test data, they often trend lower than actual top speeds obtainable in an area. Use the zip search field on this page to see more information on broadband internet options at a specific address.

Compare Ashland to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Ashland 208.9 Mbps 7 $0.49 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +336.7 Mbps ) 19 ( +12 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( -47.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( -28 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( -22.3 Mbps ) 24 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( -29.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )