Internet Providers in Nelsonville, WI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Nelsonville, WI
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 400 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $97.49

Internet Access in Nelsonville, Wisconsin

3-4 ISPs are available for the average Nelsonville location. In context, this is a lot of choice contrasted with other communities. Competition is correlated with more affordable regional pricing.

Amherst Telephone Company is also a common broadband option for Nelsonville. They offer Fiber and DSL service available to close to one hundred percent of the area. Cellcom offers an alternative wireless service for virtually one hundred percent of the local area. Keep in mind this option has to have roof access and proximity to a Cellcom tower or access point.

Wireless Internet connections like LTE have a variety of key caveats that make wireless options less than ideal for Internet connectivity. Data caps impose the largest issue, although it's worth noting that fixed wireless data and streaming caps are often more comparable to those on wired DSL Internet service.

Since FCC coverage data is only collected biannually and only published 6+ months after that, availability shown here may not be complete. We collect coverage and plan data directly from many ISPs to help fix this issue.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest providers in Nelsonville in terms of coverage area. The more common companies often cover the same addresses in different neighborhoods around Nelsonville.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Nelsonville with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Nelsonville is the 306th most connected city in Wisconsin behind Plover, Iola, Amherst, Custer, and Rosholt.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Nelsonville, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Amherst Telephone Company 400 Mbps Fiber and DSL 20s 100.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Nelsonville

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Nelsonville is the 306th most connected city in Wisconsin behind Plover, Iola, Amherst, Custer, and Rosholt.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Portage 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: 73% of people living in Nelsonville 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 73% of Nelsonville 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 Portage 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 Nelsonville

Data from our market research team shows that some of the common providers use data caps for their home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since consumers see them as a strategy to stop streaming services, while providers insist that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.