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Internet Providers in Jefferson, Wisconsin
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Internet Access in Jefferson, Wisconsin
Jefferson offers 9 residential Internet Service Providers, or 17 when including business and mobile service. Consumers have access to 7 choices for wired Internet such as cable or DSL.
DSL and cable are the two main broadband network options around the Jefferson metro area, fighting over potential customers at most addresses and competing with each other. Cable performance is usually better, but overall performance seen with either type are comparable.
The plans displayed here are collected individually by our research team. Our team has gathered 318 plans in Jefferson since 2014.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Jefferson.
To summarize, the Internet market could stand improvement in Jefferson. Activate the map to discover which streets in Jefferson have broadband competition. For now, a limited 2,000 Jefferson residents have access to one or fewer options.
Internet Statistics 2021
23.8% of consumers in Jefferson2,000 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 Jefferson, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||3.3%|
|TDS Telecom||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||5.6%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||79.9%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||81.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Jefferson
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 Caps and Video Streaming in Jefferson
Data collected by our market researchers shows that popular providers in the area use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because consumers see caps as a strategy to limit streaming. Providers maintain they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is video streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Jefferson to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Jefferson||24.8 Mbps||10||$0.88 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +520.8 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +136.5 Mbps )||18 ( +8 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +156.1 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +161.8 Mbps )||24 ( +14 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +154.3 Mbps )||9 ( -1 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|