Florence, Wisconsin Broadband Internet Service
There are a total of 4 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Florence, 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 Florence:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||Northeast Communications of Wisconsin||DSL||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100.0%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Florence 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 Florence which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
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 Florence of 2.24 Mbps are faster than the Florence County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Wisconsin.
Florence Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Florence is 21.63 Mbps based upon 776 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 56.0% of Florence County residents
Cable internet is available to 100.0% of the Florence population
Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Florence County residents
DSL internet is available to 100.0% of Florence residents
There are 4 residential internet providers in Florence, 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 Florence 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 Florence, Wisconsin.
Who has the fastest internet service in Florence?
Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Florence.
How do the internet speeds in Florence compare to other cities in Wisconsin?
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Florence, Wisconsin?
Spectrum and Northeast Communications of Wisconsin provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Florence.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Florence, WI residents.
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
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 download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Florence, Wisconsin?
The following zip codes were used: 54120, 54121 and 54542
Florence 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.
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- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app