Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin – Population 9,498,716
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington – Population 3,629,190
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis – Population 1,576,113
The largest metro area in Wisconsin is Chicago-Naperville-Elgin with a population of 9,498,716.00. This is followed by the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington metro area, with a population of 3,629,190.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
(Select all that apply)
89% get DSL
83% get Cable
14% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
The Wisconsin Land Information Program (WLIP) was formed to meet the parcel data needs of state agencies, regional planning commissions, emergency managers, tribal agencies and other stakeholders. SBDD funding will support WLIP’s design, development, integration, testing, outreach, support, and data production necessary for securing statewide parcel and address data.
WI Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.