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Internet Providers in Plover, Wisconsin
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Internet Access in Plover, Wisconsin
Information on this page is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reports. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports to further validate and enhance the information, down to the census block level. Plan, pricing, and other information is collected through our research division. To date, we've found and verified 288 broadband plans in Plover since founding in 2014. The speed averages shown here are calculated from 6,510 speed test recordings in the past 12 months.
Broadband competition in Plover is overall high, with most households having 3 Internet providers available to them. Access isn't spread out fairly, however. A surprising 36.73 percent of residents are limited to one option.
Cable and DSL Internet service providers like AT&T Internet are the primary broadband network systems with availability around Plover.
Spectrum is also a commonly available Internet option in Plover. They offer Cable connections with coverage in 94 percent of the area. Cellcom is another alternative wireless service to close to one hundred percent of Plover. Keep in mind it needs roof access and proximity to a Cellcom access point.
According to the most recent FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Plover in terms of coverage. As the interactive maps below illustrate, the more common companies often cover the same addresses around Plover.
Internet Statistics 2021
36.7% of consumers in Plover5,000 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 Plover, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Amherst Telephone Company||400 Mbps||Fiber||20s||2.4%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||61.5%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||5.2%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Plover
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 and Cord Cutting Around Plover
Data collected by our research team suggests that common ISPs in Plover currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because customers view caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers insist they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Plover to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Plover||105.1 Mbps||9||$0.52 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +440.5 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +56.2 Mbps )||18 ( +9 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +75.8 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +81.5 Mbps )||24 ( +15 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +74 Mbps )||9||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Plover
Best bang for your buck in Point/Plover WI
Stable internet service, sometimes I see speeds 15-30% faster than what I pay for.