Internet Providers in Lone Rock, Wisconsin

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lone Rock, WI
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 67.03 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 34.73%

Internet Access in Lone Rock, Wisconsin

Lone Rock features a total of 6 broadband providers offering residential connections. If you count business Internet, there are 9 serviceable providers overall,. (Take note that some might be "doubles" as many incumbent providers sell residential and business services separately.)

The data on this page is sourced via FCC reports, and is through privatized databases and direct provider reporting to create more detailed results than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated thanks to our research team, who collect thousands of plans every year.

Since many houses come pre-wired for one landline telephone provider and cable networks don't generally overlap, the average home in Lone Rock has 2 wired Internet service providers to choose from (2.17 per census block specifically). 65.65 percent of Lone Rock residents are limited to one or fewer options. Regardless of other services available, including wireless, DSL and cable broadband services almost always offer the best price and data packages for home use.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most likely option in Lone Rock. virtually one hundred percent of the Lone Rock area can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common choice, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet for Lone Rock is 25 Mbps.

Cable is the main network type with coverage in Lone Rock worth considering. Low broadband-class Internet service in the area contributes to the low average download speeds. Lone Rock average download speeds clock in 17.42% under the Wisconsin average. Still, 67.03 Mbps is enough speed to support most common applications like Netflix. Data caps imposed by the bigger providers in Lone Rock create more issues for streaming video than speeds alone.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Lone Rock with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Lone Rock is the 495th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Highland and Spring Green, but behind Muscoda, Richland Center, and Arena.
  • The fastest zip code in Lone Rock for February 2021 is 53556. (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 Lone Rock, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lone Rock, Wisconsin

  • Spectrum - 65.3% Availability in Lone Rock - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Frontier - 52.2% Availability in Lone Rock - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Lone Rock - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Lone Rock - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lone Rock

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Lone Rock is the 495th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Highland and Spring Green, but behind Muscoda, Richland Center, and Arena.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Richland 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 34% of Lone Rock 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, 53556 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Lone Rock.

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

In Richland County, approximately 8,000 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 Around Lone Rock

Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the popular ISPs in Lone Rock place a limit on streaming on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because consumers view caps as a tactic to discourage streaming services. Providers explain they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lone Rock

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 65.3%+ 940 Mbps
Bug Tussel Wireless Fixed Wireless 60.5%+ 25 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 52.2%+ 115 Mbps
WIConnect Wireless Fixed Wireless 38.8%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 69.5%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Lone Rock to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lone Rock 67 Mbps 6 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +282.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +40.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +32.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +44.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +48.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )