Internet Service Providers in Holmen, Wisconsin

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Residential Internet Statistics for Holmen, WI
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 56.91 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 6.14%

Internet Access in Holmen, Wisconsin

DSL lines and Cable infrastructure are widespread broadband technologies in Holmen, showing 94.61 and 91.00 percent availability.

CenturyLink is a common second choice. They offer a top speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only option for Internet service in Holmen. fixed wireless companies like HBC are able to reach 40 Mbps over direct wireless links. There are also 3 providers in the area offering specialized enterprise and business/smb technologies like SD-WAN. We list every provider with business packages online, although some can connect both home and business broadband.

The average home in Holmen has 2-3 wired Internet options available to them (2.31 per census block). 9.43 percent of Holmen residents have one or fewer options for which provider to use. Regardless of other services with local coverage, including LTE, DSL and cable Internet usually provide the best pricing for home use.

The information listed here comes via FCC coverage reports, and is using private data sources to create more accurate results than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most frequently available provider on the whole. They have Internet coverage for virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet has registered availability for virtually one hundred percent of local residents. The fastest download speed advertised for Viasat is 100 Mbps, while HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. As a rule of thumb, anything above 10 Mbps is sufficient to stream standard definition videos to devices on WiFi, but may become problematic when multiple people try to use bandwidth-intensive services such as Skype and multiplayer gaming. You can peruse the availability maps below to see broadband options on a granular level.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Holmen with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Holmen is the 417th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of West Salem, but behind La Crosse, La Crescent, Onalaska, and Trempealeau.
  • The fastest zip code in Holmen for February 2021 is 54636. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Holmen, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Holmen, Wisconsin

  • CenturyLink - 94.6% Availability in Holmen - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 91.0% Availability in Holmen - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Holmen - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Holmen - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Holmen

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Holmen is the 417th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of West Salem, but behind La Crosse, La Crescent, Onalaska, and Trempealeau.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in La Crosse 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.

Fiber Availability: 23% of people living in Holmen have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 91% of Holmen 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.

As of this month, 54636 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Holmen.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In La Crosse County, approximately 4,000 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.

Data Caps in Holmen

Internet service providers have added data limits for home WiFi and Internet packages in recent years. Some Internet providers in Holmen — CenturyLink included — have plans with data caps. Data caps as a trend fall on a wide range, and can be anywhere from 250GB all the way up to a Terabyte or more. Most residential Internet data caps will be very high, so they don't pose an issue for the majority of customers. CenturyLink users in Holmen are advised to double check data limitations when signing up, and not presume the caps based on what you've seen advertised.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Holmen

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL and Fiber 94.6%+ 940 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 91.0%+ 940 Mbps
HBC Fixed Wireless 22.6%+ 60 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 58.1%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Holmen to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Holmen 56.9 Mbps 6 $0.58 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +292.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +50.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +42.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +54.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +58.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )