Internet Providers in Cochrane, WI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cochrane, WI
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $84.99

Internet Access in Cochrane, Wisconsin

For less densely populated areas like Cochrane, fixed wireless from towers and mobile LTE-type Internet services are the most common broadband choice. FCC records show no meaningfultrue wired broadband Internet availability for residential purposes. That said, fixed wireless is a workable alternative that is available to 96.70 percent of the local population.

Competition between broadband brands is strong overall, and the average Cochrane census block has access to 3-4 Internet providers. Averaged across all areas in the city, that's precisely 3.51 service options in each household.

Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company is also a common Internet option for Cochrane, offering Fiber and DSL service in near one hundred percent of the area. HBC is another alternative wireless service to 94 percent of Cochrane. Keep in mind that this option has to have roof access or proximity to a HBC tower or access point.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Cochrane's primary wired Internet choices.

Internet access insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from public governmental data from the FCC and privatized data we source directly from telecoms. Statistics about speed data is sourced from M-Labs. Our in-house market research team has manually validated pricing and service data on 176 broadband deals in the Cochrane market as of 2021.



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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cochrane, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 99.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
TDS Telecom 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s 1.2%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 2.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cochrane

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Cochrane is the 512th most connected city in Wisconsin behind Winona, Wabasha, Lewiston, Minnesota City, and Fountain City.

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

Approximately 400 people in Buffalo 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: 99% of people living in Cochrane 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 99% of Cochrane 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 Buffalo 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.

Data Caps and Video Streaming Around Cochrane

Data from our research team shows that some of the popular ISPs currently use data caps for their home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue lately since customers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming video, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Internet access in Cochrane neighborhoods

To date, we've aggregated data on Broadband access in a variety of areas in Cochrane: Waumandee, Buffalo City.

Compare Cochrane to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cochrane 75 Mbps 8 $2.46 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +459.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +73.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +85.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +94.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +87.1 Mbps ) 8 $0.38 ( $0.00 )