Internet Providers in Eagle River, WI

Residential Internet Statistics for Eagle River, WI
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $40
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Eagle River, Wisconsin:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    48.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    48.6% Available
  • 2. Frontier
    99.3% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99.3% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. King Street Wireless
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Cellcom
    97.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *0.7
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    97.1% Available
  • 7. 7. Choicetel
    17.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    17.9% Available
  • 8. 8. SonicNet
    17.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    17.9% Available
  • 9. 9. Astrea
    7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    7% Available
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Internet Access in Eagle River, Wisconsin

Cable lines and DSL and Fiber infrastructure make up the most widespread broadband network types present in Eagle River, with 48.62 and 99.32 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 and Fiber service available to 99 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.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Eagle River, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 48.6%
Choicetel 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s 17.9%
Astrea 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 7.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL and Fiber -- 99.3%
3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Eagle River is the 463rd most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Saint Germain, but behind Woodruff, Rhinelander, Minocqua, and Three Lakes.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Vilas County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 18% of people living in Eagle River have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 59% of Eagle River residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Vilas County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Eagle River to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Eagle River 11.2 Mbps 11 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +570.5 Mbps ) 22 ( +11 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +161.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +188.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +191 Mbps ) 27 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +185.3 Mbps ) 11 $0.39 ( $0.00 )