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Internet Providers in Hartford, Wisconsin
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Internet Access in Hartford, Wisconsin
According to the most recent availabliity data, the Hartford area has two main providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service, with speeds up to 100 Mbps and availability for close to one hundred percent of the city. As for HughesNet, they sell Satellite. Their Internet services have coverage in near one hundred percent of Hartford and advertise download speeds up to a maximum of 25 Mbps.
Cable and DSL are the main network types in the Hartford area. They are frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Performance from cable is usually better. That said, overall performance seen with either system are comparable.
The Internet packages displayed above are manually gathered through our data team. Our team has gathered 307 plans in Hartford since 2014.
There's a strong amount of market competition between companies within Hartford. However, 2,000 people in the area still don't have service from more than one provider. If these customers aren't satisfied by their service from the incumbent provider, they have no choice but to use a poor quality wireless connection. However, this isn't the norm in Hartford. The average household has 4 options for Internet service.
While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, AT&T Internet also serves Hartford with IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless coverage for 85 percent of addresses and a maximum speed of 100 Mbps. Fixed wireless providers like Bertram Internet connect their customers to as much as 50 Mbps via direct wireless links. There are 3 providers in Hartford offering specialized enterprise services like MPLS. See the map on this page to see broadband coverage on a granular level, or check our speed data to compare how Viasat compares with other Hartford options in real-world speed tests.
Internet Statistics 2021
10.6% of consumers in Hartford2,000 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 Hartford, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless||8s||85.5%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||85.2%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||67.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||9.4%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Hartford
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.
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 Hartford to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hartford||33.5 Mbps||12||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +512.1 Mbps )||19 ( +7 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +127.8 Mbps )||18 ( +6 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +147.4 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +153.1 Mbps )||24 ( +12 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +145.6 Mbps )||9 ( -3 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Hartford
I have had PCTC for several years now. The service is the best I have ever experienced. Everyone I have contact with, from the line people to the people in the office, I feel like they will go out of their way to help me as a customer. Thank you all.