Internet Providers in Somerset, WI
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Residential Internet Statistics for Somerset, WI
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$82.7|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Somerset, Wisconsin
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.
9.99 percent of the Somerset area is stuck with only one or zero Internet choices as of 2021. Accounting for all addresses in city limits, the average resident can find at least 2-3 Internet providers available. Addresses that have more choices usually will get reduced prices and stronger speeds, since these companies will often upgrade network infrastructure to win subscribers.
Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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 DSL service for 96 percent of census blocks and a maximum speed of 20 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
10.0% of consumers in Somerset600 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 (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|Northwest Communications||100 Mbps||Cable||1m 21s|
|CenturyLink||40 Mbps||DSL||3m 24s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
|Northwest Communications||20 Mbps||DSL||6m 49s|
|AT&T||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s|
|AT&T Internet||10 Mbps||IPBB||13m 39s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Somerset, Wisconsin
- Northwest - DSL - 96.2% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
- Northwest Communications - Fiber - 87.4% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Northwest - Cable - 17.9% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Frontier - DSL - 11.3% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- AT&T Internet - IPBB - 1.9% Availability in Somerset - Speeds up to 10 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 40 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 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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Somerset
|Northwest Communications||DSL||96.2%+||20 Mbps|
|Northwest Communications||Fiber||87.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Northwest Communications||Cable||17.9%+||100 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||11.3%+||115 Mbps|
|AT&T Internet||IPBB||1.9%+||10 Mbps|
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless||6.7%+||25 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||13.6%+||115 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||8.6%+||40 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||Copper||1.8%+||45 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||$1.58 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +401.4 Mbps )||14 ( +5 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +104.9 Mbps )||18 ( +9 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +102.2 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +113.4 Mbps )||21 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +113.6 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|