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Internet Providers in Baldwin, Wisconsin
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Internet Access in Baldwin, Wisconsin
Internet service coverage and competition in the Baldwin area is overall low. 36.67 percent of local addresses have one (or fewer) options for service. So far as connectivity, Baldwin is 235th of 696 communities in the state.
DSL Internet providers deliver broadband service using pre-existing telephone wires. This explains why DSL frequently comes through corporations that also offer phone service. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) Internet is available to 19.21 percent of the Baldwin population. The transmitters and copper lines that enable DSL service don't offer the same capacity as those used for cable or fiber, which results in reduced overall speeds. The Baldwin average download speed is a modest 49.5 Mbps as a result, below the 128.57 Mbps Wisconsin average speed.
Keep in mind, since FCC data is only collected biannually and only published six months after, provider availability shown might not include the most recent network expansions.
Baldwin LightStream is also a commonly available broadband option for Baldwin. They offer DSL and Fiber connections available to 84 percent of the area.
Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider overall. They offer coverage for near one hundred percent of Baldwin residents. HughesNet is available to virtually one hundred percent of local residents. The top download speed advertised for Viasat is 100 Mbps. HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed above 10 Mbps will be enough for streaming standard definition videos on WiFi. However, it may become problematic for multiple users or high-bandwidth services like Google Hangouts and multiplayer gaming. You can explore the coverage maps below to see how Internet options compare on a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2021
36.7% of consumers in Baldwin2,000 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 Baldwin, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Baldwin LightStream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||84.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||5.2%|
|Baldwin Lightstream||100 Mbps||Cable||1m 21s||61.4%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||45.7%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Baldwin
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Baldwin to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Baldwin||49.5 Mbps||7||$3.65 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +496.1 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +111.8 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +131.4 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +137.1 Mbps )||24 ( +17 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +129.6 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|