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Internet Providers in Port Washington, Wisconsin
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Internet Access in Port Washington, Wisconsin
Broadband competition in Port Washington is above average compared to other parts of Wisconsin. There is an average of 4.41 providers serviceable in each census block. Port Washington ranks 175th on the "most connected city" charts. As it stands, only 1.85 percent of the area are limited to one or fewer options so far as Internet services.
The packages listed above are manually gathered by our data analysis team.
EarthLink as well as AT&T Internet can also provide coverage in Port Washington, often competing for the same customers.
DSL and cable are the primary network options in Port Washington. They are fighting over subscribers at many addresses and generally competing on service quality. Cable performance tends to be stronger and more robust, but big-picture metrics found with either network system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies depending on the network infrastructure in a given neighborhood.
Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider overall. They offer coverage reaching virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available for approximately close to one hundred percent of the population. The top speed advertised for Viasat is up to 100 Mbps. HughesNet advertised as high as 25 Mbps. In general, any speed over 10 Mbps will be enough to stream SD videos on WiFi, but may become problematic when multiple people try to access modern applications such as video chat, cloud apps, and etc. Refer to the coverage map below to compare broadband options on a granular level in Port Washington.
Internet Statistics 2021
1.9% of consumers in Port Washington200 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 Port Washington, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||96.7%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||97.3%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||48.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||1.7%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Port Washington
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.
Compare Port Washington to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Port Washington||70.3 Mbps||10||$0.44 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +475.3 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +91 Mbps )||18 ( +8 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +110.6 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +116.3 Mbps )||24 ( +14 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +108.8 Mbps )||9 ( -1 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|