Internet Service Providers in Mellen, Wisconsin
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Residential Internet Statistics for Mellen, WI
|Wired Internet Providers:||1|
|Average Speed Test Result:||19.48 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||60 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||83.41%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Mellen, Wisconsin
Internet Access in Mellen, Wisconsin
Mellen offers 4 residential Internet providers, or 8 when including business and mobile service. There are 3 broadband choices, namely DSL service.
The plans listed on this page are manually collected through our data staff. The 11 plans shown are the most current out of 145 plans we've seen in Mellen to date.
Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
DSL has lots of coverage in comparison with other Internet services within Mellen because pretty much all houses are wired with phone wires — the acronym stands for "Digital Subscriber Line."
To summarize, Mellen's broadband access is not high — most of the area has 1 provider. A total of 1,000 local residents have one of fewer options for broadband — as is verifiable in the interactive availability map below. That's 100 percent of the population with only one way to get WiFi. Explore the interactive map below to see how coverage varies in Mellen, and access real-world speed test statistics for local providers.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Mellen1,000 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 Mellen, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|CenturyLink||60 Mbps||DSL||2m 16s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Mellen, Wisconsin
- CenturyLink - 79.6% Availability in Mellen - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Mellen - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Mellen - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
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 in Mellen
Internet providers have added data limits on home WiFi and Internet packages recently. Some Internet providers in Mellen — CenturyLink included — have data caps. Data caps in general vary quite a bit, and can be anywhere from 250GB all the way to a Terabyte or more. Data caps are usually quite high, meaning they won't affect the majority of cord cutters. CenturyLink customers in Mellen are advised to double check data use policies when purchasing service, and not assume them based on advertisements.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Mellen
|King Street Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||1.0 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL and Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Mellen to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Mellen||19.5 Mbps||4||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +329.6 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +87.6 Mbps )||18 ( +14 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +80.2 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +92.2 Mbps )||21 ( +17 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +95.8 Mbps )||9 ( +5 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|