Internet Providers in Dorchester, WI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Dorchester, WI
Internet Providers: 12
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $54.73

Internet Access in Dorchester, Wisconsin

Consumers have access to 13 Internet providers operating in Dorchester. 4 of these are mobile providers and 8 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Cable and DSL providers like TDS Telecom make up the primary network types available around Dorchester.

Competition between broadband providers for residents of the Dorchester area is strong. The majority of homes have 3 Internet providers available to them. This choice isn't spread out evenly. A notable 48.77 percent of addresses in the area still only have one option.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Dorchester.

All the coverage stats here comes from FCC provider-reported data. Internet providers in Dorchester are required to submit deployment data biannually. Leveraging direct relationships with providers, BroadbandNow is able to further verify this data against private data reported via providers directly. Our speed averages are calculated from real-world speed tests from the Dorchester area. Other statistics and data presented on this page are based on NTIA and Census databases. Looking at plan pricing and data, our data anlysis team has processed 208 Internet packages in Dorchester to date, with 36 currently available.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 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 Dorchester, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Dorchester, Wisconsin

  • TDS - DSL - 97.6% Availability in Dorchester - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 47.2% Availability in Dorchester - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 4.0% Availability in Dorchester - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dorchester - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dorchester - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Dorchester

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Dorchester is the 163rd most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Abbotsford, Colby, Athens, Owen, and Medford.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Clark 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.

Approximately 51% of Dorchester 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 Clark County, approximately 13,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Dorchester

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Cellcom Fixed Wireless 98.5%+ 0.700 Mbps
TDS Telecom DSL 97.6%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 47.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Country Wireless Fixed Wireless 36.5%+ 7 Mbps
AirRunner Networks, LLC Fixed Wireless 30.4%+ 25 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 4.0%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 34.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 24.4%+ Call For Speed Availability

Compare Dorchester to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Dorchester 43.6 Mbps 8 $0.99 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +371.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +75.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +72.6 Mbps ) 14 ( +6 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +83.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +84 Mbps ) 8 $0.34 ( $0.00 )