Internet Providers in Rice Lake, WI

Residential Internet Statistics for Rice Lake, WI
Internet Service Providers: 8
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Rice Lake, Wisconsin:

Showing 1 to 10 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    94.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    94.6% Available
  • 2. Spectrum
    75.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    75.8% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    56.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    56.8% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. King Street Wireless
    63.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    63.7% Available
  • 7. 7. Mosaic Telecom
    54.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *150 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    54.4% Available
  • 8. 8. Mosaic Telecom
    32.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *4
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    32.8% Available
  • 9. 9. Citizens Connected
    3.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    3.9% Available
  • 10. Mosaic Telecom
    1.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    1.3% Available
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Internet Access in Rice Lake, Wisconsin

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Rice Lake. HughesNet is also widely available.

In terms of coverage options, the average location in Rice Lake will have 3-4 companies serving a given address. Only 23.52 percent of Rice Lake residents are limited to one choice for Internet service.

In terms of network technologies available across the city, we see that the most frequently available physical wire broadband Internet connection types are DSL and Fiber and Cable, with 94.58% and 75.81% respectively. TV providers are usually the source for cable Internet, seeing as they can re-purpose their existing coaxial TV cables — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Local customers of cable service providers such as Spectrum generally pick cable due to the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.)

The data listed here comes via FCC coverage reports specific to Rice Lake, and is through private data sources to provide more accurate resources than is available from government websites. Data on speeds and pricing of specific Internet plans is sourced through our research division, who gather tens of thousands of data points annually. There are a total of 311 plans in Rice Lake since 2014, with 34 Internet or bundled packages currently on the market in the area.

Outside of the Internet options listed above, CenturyLink provides a third choice for coverage in 94 percent of the Rice Lake area. Wireless providers like King Street Wireless are also worth looking at. However, the incumbent wired options usually offer a stronger deal so far as performance and pricing.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Rice Lake, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Citizens Connected 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 3.9%
Mosaic Telecom 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 1.3%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 94.6%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 75.8%
Mosaic Telecom 150 Mbps DSL 54s 54.4%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 56.8%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Rice Lake is the 349th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Birchwood and Cumberland, but behind Chetek, Cameron, and Barron.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 300 people in Barron County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 7% of people living in Rice Lake have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 76% of Rice Lake residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Barron County, approximately 4,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Rice Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Rice Lake 23.2 Mbps 13 $0.38 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +558.5 Mbps ) 22 ( +9 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +149.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +176.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +7 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +179 Mbps ) 27 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +173.3 Mbps ) 11 ( -2 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )