Internet Providers in North Freedom, Wisconsin

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Residential Internet Statistics for North Freedom, WI
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 7.13 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 37.33%

Internet Access in North Freedom, Wisconsin

DSL service is the only major wired network option with a meaningful level of availability in North Freedom. According to the latest data, it's available to 83.12 percent of North Freedom. DSL Internet service is delivered over telephone wires, which is why it is provided by telephone operators, such as CenturyLink.

43.37 percent of the North Freedom area is stuck with only one or zero options for broadband-quality Internet service as of 2021. Outside these less connected areas, the average customer will have at least 2-3 Internet providers available. Areas with more choices will get reduced pricing, since these providers are incentivized to upgrade network infrastructure to earn customers.

Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

The packages displayed above are collected by hand by our data science and research division. We've collected 264 plans in the area around North Freedom, in total.

Aside from the Internet options listed above, CenturyLink provides a third choice for Internet in 45 percent of North Freedom. Fixed wireless providers such as Bug Tussel Wireless and satellite providers like are worth considering. However, the main wired options usually offer a better deal when it comes to performance and price.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 North Freedom, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
TDS Telecom 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
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 North Freedom, Wisconsin

  • CenturyLink - 45.8% Availability in North Freedom - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Frontier - 37.4% Availability in North Freedom - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 28.7% Availability in North Freedom - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • TDS Telecom - 8.3% Availability in North Freedom - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in North Freedom - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in North Freedom - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For North Freedom

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North Freedom is the 405th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Wisconsin Dells, Sauk City, Reedsburg, and Baraboo, but behind Prairie Du Sac.

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 Sauk 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: 8% of people living in North Freedom 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 North Freedom 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 Sauk County, approximately 10,000 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 and Cord Cutting Around North Freedom

Data from our market research team shows that some of the popular ISPs in the area currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because subscribers see them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers explain that caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In North Freedom

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Bug Tussel Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 45.8%+ 60 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 37.4%+ 115 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 28.7%+ 940 Mbps
TDS Telecom Fiber 8.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
WIConnect Wireless Fixed Wireless 8.1%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 71.0%+ 115 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 10.8%+ 940 Mbps
TDS Business Fiber 0.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare North Freedom to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
North Freedom 7.1 Mbps 8 $0.50 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +342 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +100 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +92.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +104.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +108.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )