Internet Providers in Waukau, WI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Waukau, WI
Internet Providers: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 25 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $0

Internet Access in Waukau, Wisconsin

Information on this page is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual provider territory filings. Our data also includes direct provider coverage reports to further validate the data, down to the census block or lit address level. Plane and pricing data on BroadbandNow is collected through our data science team. To date, we've found and verified 103 broadband plans in and near Waukau in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 87 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.

DSL broadband from phone providers has lots of availability in comparison with other Internet technologies around Waukau because virtually every house in Waukau is connected to telephone wires — therefore, seeing as most homes are wired for telephone access, it makes sense that Waukau would have close to one hundred percent DSL coverage.

Looking at the less developed neighborhoods in Waukau, as many as 100 people have only one or fewer options for wired Internet.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Waukau.

Besides the Internet providers listed above, Northern Telephone and Data is a third option for Internet in practically one hundred percent of the Waukau area. Wireless providers such as Cellcom and satellite companies like are also sometimes a good choice. However, the main wired providers usually offer a better deal when it comes to performance and price.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Waukau, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Northern Telephone and Data 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Waukau, Wisconsin

  • Northern Telephone and Data - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Waukau - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 9.4% Availability in Waukau - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Waukau - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Waukau - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Waukau

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Waukau is the 629th most connected city in Wisconsin behind Oshkosh, Winneconne, Omro, Ripon, and Berlin.

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

Approximately 700 people in Winnebago 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.

In Winnebago County, approximately 4,000 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.

Data Caps and Cord Cutting in Waukau

Data collected by our market research team suggests that top ISPs place some sort of limit on data use on home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since customers view them as a tactic to limit "cord cutting", while providers explain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Waukau

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Northern Telephone and Data DSL 100% 25 Mbps
Cellcom Fixed Wireless 85.2%+ 0.700 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 9.4%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Waukau to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Waukau 18.3 Mbps 5 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +397.1 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +100.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +97.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +109.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +109.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )