Algoma, WI High Speed Internet Service
There are a total of 6 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Algoma, Wisconsin and meet the minimum accepted broadband definition of 25 Mbps download speed. Our proprietary ranking calculation takes into account different aspects of useable download speed, upload speed and coverage area. For example, an increase of 100 Mbps download speed from 200 Mbps to 300 Mbps is much more significant for users than an increase from 1000 Mbps to 1100Mpbs. Also, for nearly all users download speed is much more important than upload speed. Our ranked ordering of internet service providers in Algoma:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||Door County Broadband||wireless||25 Mbps||6 Mbps||100.0%|
|3||Mercury Network||wireless||75 Mbps||25 Mbps||85.5%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|6||AT&T||DSL||25 Mbps||2 Mbps||34.2%|
Algoma WI Internet Access Options
Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Algoma compare to Winnebago County? The average speed in Algoma is 13.74 Mbps which is slower than Winnebago County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Wisconsin average of 26.43 Mbps.
Algoma Internet Access Facts
There are 6 residential internet providers in Algoma, WI providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Algoma is 48% slower than the average in Wisconsin and 57.6% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
DSL internet is available to 78.7% of the Winnebago County population
The average internet download speed in Algoma is 13.74 Mbps based upon 2376 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 100.0% of the Algoma population
Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Algoma residents
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Algoma residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Spectrum as the top provider for Algoma, Wisconsin.
Who has the fastest internet service in Algoma?
Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Algoma.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Algoma, Wisconsin?
The following zip codes were used: 54201 and 54904
How do the internet speeds in Algoma compare to other cities in Wisconsin?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Algoma, Wisconsin population.
What is an internet data cap?
Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Algoma, Wisconsin?
Spectrum and Door County Broadband provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Algoma.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 6 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Algoma, WI residents.
Algoma Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 125+ channels
- Flexible packages
- 85,000 OnDemand titles
- All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app