Internet Providers in Larsen, Wisconsin

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Residential Internet Statistics for Larsen, WI
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 3.33 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 27.18%

Internet Access in Larsen, Wisconsin

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most coverage in Larsen. HughesNet is also widely available.

In terms of network technologies offered the city, we see that the most prevalent hardwired broadband Internet connection infrastructures are DSL (95.58 percent coverage) and Cable (56.79 percent coverage). Cable is marketed by residential television operators, using preexisting coaxial cable TV networks. Cable can often make sense for local residents because of the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Telephone companies are the main source for DSL connections, since DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," transmits digital data via phone lines. DSL is the slowest of all wired Internet technologies.

CenturyLink provides a common second choice, serving Larsen with a top speed of 60 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only option for Internet in Larsen. fixed wireless providers such as Northern Telephone and Data are able to deliver 25 Mbps via wireless links. Outside of home broadband, there are 4 companies in Larsen selling specialized enterprise-level technologies such as T1. Our search results include all providers with business services on their website.

The information listed here is primarily sourced from FCC coverage reports, and is cross-validated through privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more accurate results than is available from government websites. Lit address data is currently limited to select providers. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year. There are 245 Internet plans in Larsen since 2014, with 29 Internet deals currently available.

Activate the map shown below for more insights on broadband options on a census block level. Although the majority of blocks have about 4 options, some areas can be less connected or might only have one company in the area.

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 Larsen, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Larsen, Wisconsin

  • CenturyLink - 95.6% Availability in Larsen - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 56.8% Availability in Larsen - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Larsen - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Larsen - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Larsen

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Larsen is the 250th most connected city in Wisconsin behind Neenah, Winneconne, Menasha, Greenville, and Hortonville.

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

Approximately 700 people in Winnebago 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.

Approximately 55% of Larsen 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 Winnebago 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 Cap Issues in Larsen

Data from our researchers shows that many of the common providers in Larsen use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because consumers view caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Larsen

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Northern Telephone and Data Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Cellcom Fixed Wireless 100% 0.700 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 95.6%+ 60 Mbps
WaupacaOnline Fixed Wireless 62.2%+ 3.0 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 56.8%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
WaupacaOnline Fixed Wireless 67.6%+ 3.0 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 37.6%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Larsen to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Larsen 3.3 Mbps 7 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +345.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +103.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +96.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +108.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +112 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )