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Internet Providers in Eagle River, Wisconsin
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Internet Access in Eagle River, Wisconsin
Cable lines and DSL infrastructure make up the most widespread broadband network types present in Eagle River, with 48.62 and 93.06 percent availability in the area.
Broadband competition for residents of the Eagle River area is strong. The average resident has about 3 providers available in their area. Access isn't distributed evenly — as a notable 41.47 percent of area residents are still limited to one option.
Frontier Communications is also a commonly available Internet option for Eagle River, offering primarily DSL service available to 93 percent of the area. King Street Wireless offers an alternative wireless service to near one hundred percent of the area. Keep in mind this option needs roof access and line of site with a King Street Wireless access point.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Eagle River's primary wired Internet choices.
Coverage data here comes from FCC reporting, requiring providers in Eagle River to submit deployment data biannually. Using direct agreements with ISPs, we are able to verify this data in comparison to privatized data including lit addresses submitted by providers. This helps us to create more accurate maps and availability data than government tools. Since 2014, BroadbandNow has crunched 9,643 rows of data on Internet access in Eagle River and 2,513,178 rows of coverage data on Wisconsin as a whole. The speed averages displayed on this page are calculated based on browser-based speed tests from the Eagle River area in the M-Labs database.
Internet Statistics 2021
41.5% of consumers in Eagle River3,000 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 Eagle River, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Choicetel||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s||17.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||93.1%|
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Internet Provider Competition Map For Eagle River
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 Eagle River to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Eagle River||12.6 Mbps||9||$0.62 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +533 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +148.7 Mbps )||18 ( +9 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +168.3 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +174 Mbps )||24 ( +15 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +166.5 Mbps )||9||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|