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Internet Providers in Colfax, Wisconsin
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Internet Access in Colfax, Wisconsin
Colfax service and coverage data listed here is derived from FCC Form 477 data submissions. Then, we ensure the data is scrubbed for issues against privatized lit address databases. We've verified 3,238 rows of governmental and privatized databases about broadband availability in Colfax. We've manually gathered pricing details and agreement details on 275 Internet plans in Colfax. We have limited speed test data on the Colfax area. Data is limited to 166 recordings in the most recent 12 months. Residents should compare official download rates in the listings above for providers such as Viasat Internet.
As is normal for a city of Colfax's level of telecom competition, the weighted average download speeds in Colfax fall below the state average. (9.33 Mbps, as opposed to Wisconsin's 128.57 Mbps average over the past twelve months.)
CenturyLink as well as T-Mobile Home Internet also provide Internet service in Colfax, although local speed test results suggests that real-world performance from CenturyLink might be faster.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Colfax.
To summarize, the diversity of Internet service choices in Colfax is below average — most buildings will have 1-2 providers available. A total of 2,000 area residents have only one option for wired broadband, or none at all — as can be seen by exploring the ISP territory map below. (That's 51.95 percent of the population with a single source of Internet.) View the interactive map to understand coverage variations between census blocks in the area, and access real-world speed test throughput between the most common providers.
Internet Statistics 2022
52.0% of consumers in Colfax2,000 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 Colfax, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Bloomer Telephone Company||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||5.9%|
|West Wisconsin Telcom||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||4.2%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||84.6%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||64.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||64.4%|
|AT&T Internet||25 Mbps||IPBB||5m 27s||3.5%|
|Mosaic Telecom||150 Mbps||DSL||54s||1.2%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Colfax
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 Colfax to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Colfax||9.3 Mbps||10||$0.50 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +536.3 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +152 Mbps )||20 ( +10 )||$0.35 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +171.6 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +177.3 Mbps )||26 ( +16 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +169.8 Mbps )||10||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|