Internet Providers in Salem, WI

Residential Internet Statistics for Salem, WI
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $29.95
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Salem, Wisconsin:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    93.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    93.5% Available
  • 2. Frontier
    84.6% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    84.6% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    35.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    35.1% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 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. Rise Broadband
    18.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    18.5% Available
  • 7. 7. HierComm Networks, LLC
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 8. 8. E-Vergent Wireless
    31.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *60 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    31.3% Available
  • 9. 9. TDS
    15.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    15.2% Available
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Internet Access in Salem, Wisconsin

Broadband Internet competition is above-average in Salem compared to other parts of the state. There is an average of 3.41 providers serviceable in each census block. Salem is currently the 75th most connected city in Wisconsin. (Measured by the number of companies available at each address) Only 15.15 percent of Salem addresses are limited to fewer than two choices for Internet service.

Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

Cable and DSL are the main network options in Salem, frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Cable performance is overall better and more consistent, but overall performance seen with either network system are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network quality in a given neighborhood.

Spectrum and Frontier Communications also provide coverage in Salem, with overlap in some blocks.

The coverage data analysis here comes from FCC and governmental data, requiring companies in Salem to submit there coverage area data biannually. Using direct agreements with providers, we are able to analyze and improve this data with privatized data submitted via telecoms directly. The speed averages shown here are calculated from real-world speed tests originating in Salem in the M-Labs database. Some of the other datapoints and statistics shown on the page below originate from NTIA and Census databases.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Salem, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
TDS Telecom 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 15.2%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 93.5%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 35.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s 18.5%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL and Fiber -- 84.6%
1,000 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.

Salem is the 75th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Trevor, Union Grove, Bristol, Kansasville, and Silver Lake.

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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 1,000 people in Kenosha 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: 5% of people living in Salem 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 85% of Salem 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 Kenosha County, approximately 2,000 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 Salem to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Salem 106.5 Mbps 13 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +475.2 Mbps ) 22 ( +9 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +66.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +93.2 Mbps ) 20 ( +7 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +95.7 Mbps ) 27 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +90 Mbps ) 11 ( -2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )