Internet Providers in Lancaster, Wisconsin

Most Popular Internet Providers in Lancaster, Wisconsin:

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  • 1. Spectrum
    69.8% Available
    69.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    Wireless speeds may vary
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Viasat Details
    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $249.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View HughesNet Details
    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. CenturyLink
    2.4% Available
    2.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    10 Mbps
    Upload
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $50
    • Contracts: None required
  • 5. 5. TDS
    70.4% Available
    70.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    View TDS Details
    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-1000mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Includes equipment one-time handling fee and free professional installation.
    • Price Range: $29.95 - $112.95
  • 6. 6. Comelec Internet Services
    23.7% Available
    23.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    40 Mbps
    Download
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  • 1. U.S. Cellular
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View U.S. Cellular Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-6mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $160
  • 2. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Verizon Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. AT&T Wireless
    75.5% Available
    75.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-3mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75

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Internet Access in Lancaster, Wisconsin

Information on BroadbandNow is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reports. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports and other private data to further validate that data on a census block or lit address level. Pricing and plan data is collected manually through our research team. Locally, we've aggregated 207 bundled broadband plans in Lancaster since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 950 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

The majority of Lancaster households have 2-3 wired Internet providers to choose from. 29.23 percent of the Lancaster area — 1,000 people in total — are limited to one or fewer options for which provider to use. cable and DSL broadband services usually offer the best price for home use.

Taking a look at network technologies available within Lancaster, the most common physical wire broadband Internet tech infrastructures are Cable and Satellite, with 69.76% and virtually one hundred percent respectively. Cable Internet is sold by former cable TV corporations, who use existing coaxial cable networks. Lancaster-area customers of cable ISPs like Spectrum overwhelmingly pick cable because of the combination of low prices for decent speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.)

Viasat Internet is the most commonly available option in Lancaster. virtually one hundred percent of Lancaster census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely second choice in the area, providing near one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet for Lancaster is 25 megabits per second.

Besides the Internet options listed above, TDS Telecom is another option to consider. They have coverage in 70 percent of the Lancaster area. Wireless choices are available locally. However, wired providers virtually always have better pricing. As detailed in the map below, the majority of residents have access to some form of wired broadband.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Lancaster, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
TDS Telecom 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 70.4%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 69.8%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 2.4%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lancaster

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Lancaster is the 185th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Potosi, Cassville, Boscobel, and Platteville, but behind Fennimore.

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 Grant 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: 70% of people living in Lancaster 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 71% of Lancaster 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.

In Grant County, approximately 9,000 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 and Cord Cutting Around Lancaster

Data collected by our research team suggests that common providers place some sort of limit on data use on home broadband connections. Data caps are disliked because consumers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Lancaster to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lancaster 66.3 Mbps 7 $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +479.3 Mbps ) 19 ( +12 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +95 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +114.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +120.3 Mbps ) 24 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +112.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )