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Internet Providers in Sullivan, Wisconsin
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Internet Access in Sullivan, Wisconsin
Data here is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports and other privatized data to further validate that data. Plane and pricing data is collected manually by our data team. We have analyzed and verified 274 Internet plans in Sullivan in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 77 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
Taking a look at less fortunate neighborhoods in Sullivan, as many as 500 people have only one (or zero) choices for wired Internet service.
Cable and DSL are the primary broadband network types in Sullivan. They are fighting over the same subscribers at most addresses and generally competing with each other. Coaxial cable speed is overall stronger and more consistent, but the overall speeds of either Internet technology system are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network quality in that neighborhood.
Aside from the Internet options detailed above, CenturyLink is a third option for wired broadband in 96 percent of the Sullivan area. Wireless choices like satellite and mobile are available locally, but the wired providers shown in our results almost always offer better pricing and performance. The vast majority of residents have access to wired Internet.
Internet Statistics 2021
19.4% of consumers in Sullivan500 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 Sullivan, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||96.6%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|TDS Telecom||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||2.4%|
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.
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.
Data Cap Issues in Sullivan
Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the common providers currently use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since subscribers see caps as a strategy to stop video streaming, while providers insist that caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which can consume 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Sullivan to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Sullivan||17.6 Mbps||6||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +516.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +131.2 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +143 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +151.9 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +144.5 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|