Colfax, WI High Speed Internet Service

There are a total of 4 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Colfax, 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 Colfax:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps98.8%
2CenturyLinkDSL80 Mbps10 Mbps93.8%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Colfax 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 Colfax 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 Colfax of 1.89 Mbps are slower than the Dunn County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Wisconsin.

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Colfax Internet Access Facts

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Colfax residents

  • The average internet download speed in Dunn County is 22.04 Mbps based upon 38368 samples taken in the past year

  • The average upload speed in Colfax is 1.89 Mbps. This is 75.3% slower than the average in Wisconsin and 83.7% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Colfax is 46% slower than the Dunn County average and 63.2% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Colfax is 1.89 Mbps. This is 66.2% slower than the Dunn County average and 83.7% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 61.2% of Dunn County residents

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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 Colfax 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 Colfax, Wisconsin.

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

Click through to see how the Colfax broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Cuba City, Kimberly, Marion, New Glarus, Oakfield, Prairie Du Chien, Tichigan

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

The following zip codes were used: 54730

Who has the fastest internet service in Colfax?

Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Colfax.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Colfax - CenturyLink.

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 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Colfax, WI residents.




Colfax 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.


Spectrum

  • 125+ channels
  • Flexible packages
  • 85,000 OnDemand titles
  • All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
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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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