Internet Providers in Waupaca, Wisconsin

Most Popular Internet Providers in Waupaca, Wisconsin:

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  • 1. 1. AT&T Internet
    78.5% Available
    78.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    20 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • Deal
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 3
    • Speed Range: 25-100mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $45 - $129.99
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Spectrum
    76.3% Available
    76.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $249.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. CenturyLink
    1.9% Available
    1.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    5 Mbps
    Upload
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $50
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 6. 5. Cellcom
    99.9% Available
    99.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    0.7 Mbps
    Download
  • 7. 6. WaupacaOnline
    99.9% Available
    99.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    5 Mbps
    Upload
    View WaupacaOnline Details
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 5-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes installation/connection fee.
    • Price Range: $25 - $75
  • 8. 7. Bug Tussel Wireless
    97.4% Available
    97.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    5 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 2-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $44.99 - $89.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 9. 8. Amherst Telephone Company
    10.1% Available
    10.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    400 Mbps
    Download
    80 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-400mbps
    • Connection: Fiber and DSL
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $74.99 - $129.99
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 10. TDS
    1.6% Available
    1.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    15 Mbps
    Upload
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Includes equipment one-time handling fee and free professional installation.
    • Price Range: $29.95 - $67.95
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  • 1. 1. Cellcom
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    12 Mbps
    Download
    0.2 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-12mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $10 - $30
  • 2. 2. U.S. Cellular
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-6mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $160
  • 3. 3. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. AT&T Wireless
    99.9% Available
    99.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-3mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile
    95.8% Available
    95.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-6mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Waupaca, Wisconsin

Waupaca features only two major Internet technology options to understand: coaxial cable (76.31% availability) and DSL (73.67% coverage). Coaxial cable Internet access is usually provided via cable TV corporations, using pre-existing copper coaxial TV wires mounted on utility poles or buried along the street. DSL Internet is delivered via phone lines. Most Waupaca addresses have access to both cable and DSL from at least two ISPs.

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 5,000 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 5-6 choices for Internet service.

Coverage from Viasat Internet 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 Internet is a third option for wired broadband in 78 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.

  • There are 16 internet providers in Waupaca with 10 of those offering residential service
  • Waupaca is the 60th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Amherst, Weyauwega, Fremont, and Manawa, but behind Iola.
  • The fastest zip code in Waupaca for July 2021 is 54981. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

5,000 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 Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 76.3%
Amherst Telephone Company 400 Mbps Fiber and DSL 20s 10.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 1.6%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 1.9%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 78.5%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Waupaca

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Waupaca is the 60th most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Amherst, Weyauwega, Fremont, and Manawa, but behind Iola.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Waupaca 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.

Fiber Availability: 10% of people living in Waupaca have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 64% of Waupaca residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 54981 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Waupaca.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Waupaca County, approximately 13,000 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 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.

Compare Waupaca to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Waupaca 53.2 Mbps 12 $0.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +481.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +5 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +95.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +5 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +107.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +116.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +11 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +108.9 Mbps ) 8 ( -4 ) $0.66 ( $0.00 )