Buffalo City, WI High Speed Internet Service

There are a total of 5 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Buffalo City, 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 Buffalo City:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1CochraneFiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps100.0%
2Hiawatha Broadband Communicationswireless40 Mbps10 Mbps97.6%
3LTD Broadbandwireless250 Mbps250 Mbps62.8%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Buffalo City WI Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Buffalo City have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Buffalo City of 7.19 Mbps are faster than the Buffalo County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Wisconsin.

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Buffalo City Internet Access Facts

  • The average download speed in Buffalo City is 92% faster than the Buffalo County average and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Buffalo City is 7.19 Mbps. This is 18.6% faster than the Buffalo County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 28.4% of Buffalo County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 53.7% of Buffalo County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Buffalo County is 16.82 Mbps based upon 22096 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Buffalo City is 22.2% faster than the average in Wisconsin and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

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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 Buffalo City 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 Cochrane as the top provider for Buffalo City, Wisconsin.

How do the internet speeds in Buffalo City compare to other cities in Wisconsin?

Click through to see how the Buffalo City broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Brooklyn, Legend Lake, Maple Bluff, Marathon City, Okauchee Lake, Redgranite, Tomah

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Buffalo City, Wisconsin?

The following zip codes were used: 54622

Who has the fastest internet service in Buffalo City?

Cochrane with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Buffalo City.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Buffalo City, Wisconsin.

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 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.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 5 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Buffalo City, WI residents.




Buffalo City 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.


DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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