How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Waukau, Wisconsin
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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 107 broadband plans in and near Waukau in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 33 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 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
100.0% of consumers in Waukau100 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 Waukau, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Northern Telephone and Data||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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.
Compare Waukau to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +514.3 Mbps )||17 ( +17 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +128.7 Mbps )||17 ( +17 )||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +140.5 Mbps )||15 ( +15 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +149.4 Mbps )||23 ( +23 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +142 Mbps )||8 ( +8 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|