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Internet Providers in Somerset, Wisconsin
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Internet Access in Somerset, Wisconsin
The overall most frequently available network options in Somerset are Satellite networks as well as DSL and Fiber. Satellite has a virtually one hundred percent footprint in Somerset, compared with DSL and Fiber's 96.20 percent service.
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
1.5% of consumers in Somerset100 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||Availability|
|Northwest Communications||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||96.2%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Northwest Communications||100 Mbps||Cable||1m 21s||97.4%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||4.7%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||11.3%|
|AT&T Internet||25 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||5m 27s||6.7%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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.
Compare Somerset to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Somerset||12.1 Mbps||9||$1.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +522.3 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +136.7 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +148.5 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +157.4 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +150 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|