Internet Providers in Helenville, WI
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Residential Internet Statistics for Helenville, WI
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$60.7|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Helenville, Wisconsin
Internet Access in Helenville, Wisconsin
Consumers have access to 15 Internet providers in Helenville. There are 5 LTE providers.
We should note that since FCC availability data is tallied up twice annually and only made public 6+ months after, availability shown here may not be complete.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Helenville's most common wired broadband providers.
DSL providers like CenturyLink connect customers to Internet service over phone lines on utility poles, which explains why it is sold through telecommunication companies that bundle Internet access with telephone plans. DSL network technology is accessible by 89.25 percent of the area. You can refer to the table directly below to get an idea of how the advertised download speeds compare to real-world performance.
For a detailed look at how broadband access changes throughout Helenville, activate the map below and use the zoom/pan tools to navigate. You'll find that the average amount of broadband competition is 1.82 providers in each census block. This low amount of competition leaves 63.87 percent of residents with inadequate broadband coverage, or no coverage at all.
Internet Statistics 2021
63.9% of consumers in Helenville1,000 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 Helenville, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||70.5%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|TDS Telecom||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||32.1%|
|AT&T||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s||28.7%|
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.
Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Helenville
Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the popular providers in the area place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because consumers view caps as a tactic to limit streaming, while providers maintain they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming video, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Helenville to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Helenville||7.1 Mbps||9||$0.73 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +527.3 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +141.7 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +153.5 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +162.4 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +155 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|