Best Glenwood City Internet Service Providers

There are a total of 4 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Glenwood 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 Glenwood City:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Clear LakeCable, Fiber50 Mbps15 Mbps100.0%
2CenturyLinkDSL80 Mbps10 Mbps94.9%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Glenwood City 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

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 Glenwood City of 1.9 Mbps are slower than the St. Croix County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Wisconsin.


Glenwood City Internet Access Facts

  • DSL internet is available to 0.0% of the St. Croix County population

  • The average internet download speed in Glenwood City is 12.09 Mbps based upon 4592 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 97.6% of the Glenwood City population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 56.2% of Glenwood City residents

  • There are 4 residential internet providers in Glenwood City, WI providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Glenwood City is 24.1% slower than the St. Croix County average and 62.7% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps


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 Glenwood 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 Clear Lake as the top provider for Glenwood City, Wisconsin.

Who has the fastest internet service in Glenwood City?

ViaSat with a download speed of 100 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Glenwood City.

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

The following zip codes were used: 54013

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Glenwood City internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
Zero latency gaming

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

Click through to see how the Glenwood City broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Balsam Lake, Blair, Greendale, Iola, Lake Koshkonong, Walworth, Washburn

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Glenwood City - Clear Lake.

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.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Glenwood City, Wisconsin?

Clear Lake provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Glenwood City.

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.

Glenwood 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.


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