Internet Providers in Catawba, WI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Catawba, WI
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 3
Fastest Speed Available: 60 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $62.99

Internet Access in Catawba, Wisconsin

The most frequently available wired broadband types within Catawba are DSL alongside Satellite networks. FCC filings show that DSL reaches a 82.63 percent territory, in contrast with Satellite's close to one hundred percent availability.

Looking at less fortunate neighborhoods within Catawba, data shows that as many as 400 people have only one or fewer choices for wired Internet service.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

The packages shown here are collected by hand by our data analysis staff. We've aggregated 155 Internet plans in the area around Catawba since 2014.

While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, CenturyLink is also in the area with a maximum speed of 60 Mbps. Providers like King Street Wireless deliver as much as 1 Mbps using wireless hardware. Explore the map on the page below to compare broadband coverage at the census block level, and check our speed data to see how Viasat compares to other Catawba options in consumer speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Catawba, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Norvado 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Catawba, Wisconsin

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 82.6% Availability in Catawba - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Norvado - DSL - 9.8% Availability in Catawba - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Catawba - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Catawba - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Catawba

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Catawba is the 527th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Park Falls, Phillips, and Sheldon, but behind Ladysmith and Rib Lake.

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

Approximately 200 people in Price 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.

In Price County, approximately 7,000 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 Catawba

Internet companies have added data caps for residential broadband packages. Some Internet service providers in the area, including CenturyLink, have plans with data caps. Data caps vary quite a bit, and run anywhere from 250 Gigabytes to a Terabyte or more. Most home Internet caps are quite high, meaning they don't pose an issue for the majority of customers. CenturyLink customers in Catawba should verify data limits while purchasing service, and not presume them based on what you've seen advertised.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Catawba

Provider Type Coverage Speed
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 99.6%+ 1.0 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 82.6%+ 60 Mbps
Norvado DSL 9.8%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
Norvado DSL 30.6%+ 20 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 1.9%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Catawba to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Catawba 15 Mbps 5 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +400.4 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +103.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +101.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +112.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +112.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )