Internet Providers in Somerset, WI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Somerset, WI
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 17
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $87.31

Internet Access in Somerset, Wisconsin

The overall most frequently available network options within Somerset are DSL networks as well as Fixed Wireless lines. Our records show that DSL reaches a 96.20 percent footprint, compared with the 6.66 percent Fixed Wireless penetration.

Somerset residents generally have more than one Internet providers available at a given address. Initialize the interactive mapping tool below to see competition changes in different parts of Somerset.

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

The packages displayed above are manually gathered by our data science and research team.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Northwest Communications also serves the area with Cable service for 97 percent of census blocks and a maximum speed of 100 Mbps. Explore the interactive map below to compare broadband coverage on the census block level, and the "Download Speeds" tab to see how Viasat compares to other local ISPs in consumer speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Somerset, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Northwest Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Northwest Communications 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s
Northwest Communications 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s
AT&T Internet 12 Mbps IPBB 11m 22s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Somerset, Wisconsin

  • Northwest - DSL - 96.2% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Northwest - Cable - 97.4% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Northwest Communications - Fiber - 87.4% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 11.3% Availability in Somerset - Call For Speed Availability
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 1.9% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 12 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 6.7% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 4.7% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Somerset

Somerset Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Somerset is the 56th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Houlton, Stillwater, Marine On Saint Croix, New Richmond, and Star Prairie.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in St. Croix County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 87% of people living in Somerset have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 99% of Somerset residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In St. Croix County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Summary Of Internet Providers In Somerset

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Northwest Communications DSL 96.2%+ 20 Mbps
Northwest Communications Cable 97.4%+ 100 Mbps
Northwest Communications Fiber 87.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 11.3%+ Call For Speed Availability
AT&T Internet IPBB 1.9%+ 12 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 6.7%+ 25 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 4.7%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 17.2%+ 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 13.6%+ Call For Speed Availability
CenturyLink Business Copper 1.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Somerset to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Somerset 14 Mbps 9 $0.90 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +401.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +104.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +102.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +113.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +113.6 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )