Internet Providers in Waupaca, Wisconsin
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Residential Internet Statistics for Waupaca, WI
|Wired Internet Providers:||6|
|Average Speed Test Result:||48.87 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||940 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||16.01%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Waupaca, Wisconsin
Internet Access in Waupaca, Wisconsin
Looking at Internet service, cable Internet service is currently the primary wired choice within Waupaca. According to FCC records, it is the only wired service choice for the majority of blocks in Waupaca.
The broadband packages displayed here are collected manually by our data science and research team.
There is above-average competition between Internet providers in Waupaca, but 4,000 residents still don't have service from more than one provider. If these residents aren't pleased by the quality of service, they are forced to rely on a low-speed wireless option. Luckily, this issue isn't widespread in Waupaca — the majority of households have 6 choices for Internet service.
Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Waupaca.
Aside from the Internet options listed above, AT&T is a third option for wired broadband in 80 percent of Waupaca. Wireless providers like Cellcom and satellite Internet providers such as are worth looking at. However, the main wired providers are usually a stronger value when it comes to speed and price.
Internet Statistics 2021
28.2% of consumers in Waupaca4,000 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 Waupaca, Wisconsin
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Amherst Telephone Company||400 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||20s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|TDS Telecom||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|CenturyLink||60 Mbps||DSL||2m 16s|
|AT&T||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless and DSL||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Waupaca, Wisconsin
- AT&T - 80.6% Availability in Waupaca - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Spectrum - 76.3% Availability in Waupaca - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Amherst Telephone Company - 10.1% Availability in Waupaca - Speeds up to 400 Mbps
- CenturyLink - 1.9% Availability in Waupaca - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
- TDS - 1.6% Availability in Waupaca - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Waupaca - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Waupaca - 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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Waupaca
Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the top providers in Waupaca use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since customers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers insist that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can consume 1–7GB/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Waupaca
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless and DSL||80.6%+||100 Mbps|
|Cellcom||Fixed Wireless||99.9%+||0.700 Mbps|
|WaupacaOnline||Fixed Wireless||99.9%+||3.0 Mbps|
|Bug Tussel Wireless||Fixed Wireless||97.4%+||25 Mbps|
|Amherst Telephone Company||Fiber and DSL||10.1%+||400 Mbps|
|TDS Telecom||DSL||1.6%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|WaupacaOnline||Fixed Wireless||100%||3.0 Mbps|
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless||100%||25 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable and Fiber||56.7%+||940 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||19.6%+||60 Mbps|
Compare Waupaca to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Waupaca||48.9 Mbps||13||$0.54 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +300.2 Mbps )||15 ( +2 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +58.2 Mbps )||18 ( +5 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +50.8 Mbps )||15 ( +2 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +62.8 Mbps )||21 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +66.4 Mbps )||9 ( -4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|