Best Elkhorn Internet Service Providers
There are a total of 6 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Elkhorn, 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 Elkhorn:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Telephone and Data Systems||DSL, Fiber||1000 Mbps||400 Mbps||92.0%|
|2||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||94.7%|
|3||Geneva On-Line||wireless||25 Mbps||25 Mbps||53.5%|
|4||E-Vergent.com||wireless||45 Mbps||10 Mbps||47.9%|
|5||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|6||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Elkhorn WI Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Elkhorn which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Elkhorn compare to Walworth County? The average speed in Elkhorn is 58.87 Mbps which is faster than Walworth County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Wisconsin average of 26.43 Mbps.
Elkhorn Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in Elkhorn is 122.7% faster than the average in Wisconsin and 81.7% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
DSL internet is available to 23.2% of the Walworth County population
The average internet download speed in Elkhorn is 58.87 Mbps based upon 24752 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 94.6% of the Elkhorn population
Fiber optic internet is available to 77.5% of Elkhorn residents
There are 6 residential internet providers in Elkhorn, WI providing service to at least 15% of the city
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 Elkhorn 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 Telephone and Data Systems as the top provider for Elkhorn, Wisconsin.
Who has the fastest internet service in Elkhorn?
Telephone and Data Systems with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Elkhorn.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Elkhorn, Wisconsin?
The following zip codes were used: 53121
How do the internet speeds in Elkhorn compare to other cities in Wisconsin?
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Elkhorn - Telephone and Data Systems.
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 6 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Elkhorn, WI residents.
What is Mbps?
Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.
What is fiber internet service?
Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.
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