Internet Providers in West Salem, WI

Residential Internet Statistics for West Salem, WI
Internet Service Providers: 3
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in West Salem, Wisconsin:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    94.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    94.9% Available
  • 2. Spectrum
    89.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    89.9% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    85% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    85% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
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Internet Access in West Salem, Wisconsin

The West Salem area has two widely available providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service, with speeds as high as 100 Mbps and coverage for near one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite. Their Internet services have coverage for virtually one hundred percent of West Salem.

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CenturyLink and Spectrum can also provide Internet service in West Salem, with significant overlap in some streets.

Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband options in the West Salem metro area, fighting over customers at many addresses and competing on service quality. Cable performance is overall better, but overall performance found with either Internet technology system are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies depending on the network infrastructure in that neighborhood.

As a whole, West Salem's broadband access is below average — most addresses will have 1 provider. A total of 1,000 area residents have one of fewer options. This can be seen by exploring the interactive availability map below. (So, that's 13.65 percent of residents with only one way to get WiFi.) Explore the map below to see how coverage varies between neighborhoods in the area.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In West Salem, Wisconsin

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 94.9%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 89.9%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 85.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

West Salem is the 501st most connected city in Wisconsin ahead of Bangor, but behind La Crosse, La Crescent, Onalaska, and Holmen.

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

Approximately 500 people in La Crosse County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 7% of people living in West Salem have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 86% of West Salem residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In La Crosse County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in West Salem

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Compare West Salem to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
West Salem 84.2 Mbps 8 $0.45 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +497.5 Mbps ) 22 ( +14 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +88.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +115.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +118 Mbps ) 27 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +112.3 Mbps ) 11 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )