Internet Providers in Portage, WI
Residential Internet Statistics for Portage, WI
|Internet Service Providers:||6|
|Plans Start From:||$29.95|
|Top Download Speed:||1 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Portage, Wisconsin
The two most common wired network types in Portage are Cable lines and 5G Internet. Our records show that Cable has a 77.33 percent spread, compared to the 73.08 percent 5G Internet penetration.
25.21 percent of the Portage area is stuck with only one or zero options for broadband-quality Internet service. Adjusting for all census blocks within city limits, the average address has at least 2-3 providers to choose from. Areas that have more competition usually will find reduced prices, since the companies will often upgrade service to earn subscribers.
Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
Frontier Communications and Spectrum also provide coverage in Portage, with overlap in some parts of town.
The coverage data analysis on this page comes from FCC reporting. ISPs in Portage must agree to report deployment and subscriber data biannually. By using our relationships with providers, we are able to confirm this data against private data including lit addresses reported via Internet providers. This lets us to create better maps than governmental publications. Between 2014–2022 our team has processed 8,284 data rows on Internet coverage in Portage. Our speed averages are calculated from actual speed tests from Portage. Other statistics and data shown below originate from NTIA and Census databases.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Portage, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|TDS Telecom||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||3.9%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||1.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||73.1%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL and Fiber||--||99.9%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
25.2% of consumers in Portage3,000 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.
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.
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.
Map of ISPs in Portage
Compare Portage to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Portage||21.5 Mbps||11||$0.64 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +560.2 Mbps )||22 ( +11 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( +151.3 Mbps )||21 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( +178.2 Mbps )||20 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( +180.7 Mbps )||27 ( +16 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( +175 Mbps )||11||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|