Richland Center, WI High Speed Internet Service

There are a total of 5 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Richland Center, 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 Richland Center:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Richland-GrantDSL, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps100.0%
2SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps99.9%
3FrontierDSL, Fiber115 Mbps115 Mbps89.6%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Richland Center 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 Richland Center which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:


Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Richland Center are compared to Richland County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Wisconsin overall?
Average download speeds in Richland Center of 20.83 Mbps are faster than the Richland County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Wisconsin.


Richland Center Internet Access Facts

  • The average download speed in Richland Center is 54.8% faster than the Richland County average and 35.7% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Richland Center is 5.15 Mbps. This is 48.8% faster than the Richland County average and 55.6% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 46.0% of Richland County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 32.1% of Richland County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Richland County is 13.46 Mbps based upon 15312 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Richland Center is 21.2% slower than the average in Wisconsin and 35.7% 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 Richland Center 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 Richland-Grant as the top provider for Richland Center, Wisconsin.

Who has the fastest internet service in Richland Center?

Richland-Grant with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Richland Center.

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

The following zip codes were used: 53581

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

Click through to see how the Richland Center broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Blue Mounds, Cornell, Fort Atkinson, Kaukauna, Schofield, Wautoma, Westby

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Richland Center - Richland-Grant and Frontier.

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 Richland Center, Wisconsin?

Richland-Grant provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Richland Center.

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 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.

Richland Center 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.


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