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Internet Providers in Berlin, Wisconsin
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Internet Access in Berlin, Wisconsin
Viasat Internet has the most availability in Berlin. HughesNet is also widely available.
There's a decent level of choice between companies around Berlin, but 2,000 residents are still without access to more than one provider. If these residents aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they are forced to compromise for a less reliable wireless backup. Thankfully, this issue isn't widespread in Berlin — the majority of households have 3-4 options for broadband-quality Internet service.
CenturyLink and T-Mobile Home Internet can also provide coverage in Berlin, often competing for the same customers.
Cable and DSL are the primary broadband network options around the Berlin area. They are frequently overlapping and generally competing with each other. Coaxial cable speed tends to be better and more consistent, but big-picture metrics seen with either Internet technology type are similar and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network quality in that neighborhood.
The broadband availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of government data from the FCC and private datasets we collect directly from telecom industry sources. Average statistics regarding speed averages is sourced primarily via M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google queries. Our market researchers have hand-filed package pricing and service data for 288 broadband plans and bundles within Berlin as of 2021.
Internet Statistics 2021
28.3% of consumers in Berlin2,000 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 Berlin, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||98.7%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||75.6%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Berlin
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.
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.
Data Cap Issues Around Berlin
Data from our research team suggests that many of the top providers in Berlin place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because users view caps as a strategy to stop video streaming, while providers insist they are a necessary tool for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the problem is over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Berlin to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Berlin||48.6 Mbps||9||$0.42 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +497 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +112.7 Mbps )||18 ( +9 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +132.3 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +138 Mbps )||24 ( +15 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +130.5 Mbps )||9||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|