Internet Providers in Medford, Wisconsin

Most Popular Internet Providers in Medford, Wisconsin:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    42.6% Available
    42.6%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $49.99 - $152.97

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    Wireless speeds may vary
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Includes self-installation activation.
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. T-Mobile Home Internet
    61.3% Available
    61.3%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $55

    Speeds up to:
    115 Mbps
    Download
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 115-115mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $49.99 - $199.99

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $39.99 - $149.99

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
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    • 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
  • 5. 5. Ultra Home Internet
    61.3% Available
    61.3%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $59.99 - $289.99

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    Set up new service: Order Online
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $289.99
    • Contracts: None required
    Set up new service: Order Online
  • 6. 6. TDS
    93.6% Available
    93.6%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $29.95 - $112.95

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
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    • 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
  • 7. 7. Cellcom
    54.2% Available
    54.2%

    Available

    Price Range:

    N/A

    Speeds up to:
    0.7 Mbps
    Download
  • 8. 8. King Street Wireless
    37.4% Available
    37.4%

    Available

    Price Range:

    N/A

    Speeds up to:
    1 Mbps
    Download
  • 9. 9. AirRunner Networks, LLC
    7.8% Available
    7.8%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $35 - $124.95

    Speeds up to:
    30 Mbps
    Download
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 5-30mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $35 - $124.95
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 5 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $75

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
    Download
    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
  • 2. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $55 - $65

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    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. Cellcom
    94.8% Available
    94.8%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $10 - $30

    Speeds up to:
    12 Mbps
    Download
    View Cellcom Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-12mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $10 - $30
  • 4. 4. T-Mobile
    84.5% Available
    84.5%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $60 - $85

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
    Download
    View T-Mobile Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-6mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Medford, Wisconsin

Medford offers 9 residential Internet providers, and 16 total providers including business and mobile operators. There are 6 choices for wired Internet like cable or DSL.

43.05 percent of Medford is still left with one or fewer Internet choices. Adjusting to account for for all census blocks within city limits, the average resident can find at least 2-3 providers available. In general, areas with more competition usually get lower prices, since the providers will often improve their services to earn customers.

The plans listed above are manually gathered by our data science and research team. The 36 Internet plans shown above are the most recent of 268 broadband packages we've collected in Medford to date.

Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Medford.

Cable is the primary network type with coverage in Medford worth considering. The lack of robust wired Internet services in the area is largely to blame for the low average download speeds in the area, which rank 83.74% below the state average. Still, 44.83 Mbps is enough speed to support most modern apps including streaming Netflix, Facetime, and etc. Data caps are common in Medford. Data limits ultimately pose more of an issue for video streaming than speeds alone.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Medford with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Medford is the 420th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Rib Lake, but behind Dorchester, Abbotsford, Colby, and Athens.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Medford: Chelsea

Internet Statistics 2022

5,000 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 Medford, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
TDS Telecom 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 93.6%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 42.6%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile Home Internet 115 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 11s 61.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Ultra Home Internet 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 61.3%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Medford

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Medford is the 420th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Rib Lake, but behind Dorchester, Abbotsford, Colby, and Athens.

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

Approximately 800 people in Taylor 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: 40% of people living in Medford 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 57% of Medford 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 Taylor County, approximately 6,000 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 Medford

Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the popular providers in Medford use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since customers see them as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers explain that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Compare Medford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Medford 44.8 Mbps 11 $0.57 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +500.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +116.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +9 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +136.1 Mbps ) 19 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +141.8 Mbps ) 26 ( +15 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +134.3 Mbps ) 10 ( -1 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )