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Internet Providers in Poynette, Wisconsin
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Internet Access in Poynette, Wisconsin
There are 13 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Poynette. There are 4 mobile Internet options.
Remember that since FCC coverage data is only collected biannually and only published 6+ months after filing, availability shown here may not be complete.
The average Poynette home has 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. This is a good amount of competition. It results in two providers competing so far as pricing and service quality at a given address. This Internet access isn't distributed evenly, though. A surprising 35.22 of the local population still has only one option for true broadband Internet service.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are currently Poynette's most common wired Internet options.
DSL is the top network type with coverage in Poynette worth considering. Low broadband-class Internet services in Poynette causes poor average download speeds locally. Poynette average download speeds clock in 57.83% beneath the state average. Still, 70.74 Mbps will handle most high-bandwidth apps like Twitch. Data caps are common in Poynette. Data limits will create more issues when it comes to streaming video than Internet speed alone.
Internet Statistics 2021
35.2% of consumers in Poynette2,000 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 Poynette, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||98.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||16.8%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Poynette
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.
Data Cap Issues Around Poynette
Data collected by our research team shows that many of the top providers place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since customers view caps as a strategy to limit "cord cutting", while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming video, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Poynette to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Poynette||70.7 Mbps||7||$0.84 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +474.9 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +90.6 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +110.2 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +115.9 Mbps )||24 ( +17 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +108.4 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|