Mascoutah, IL (February 9, 2021) – Wisper ISP, Inc. is a Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP). Wisper Internet has been offering satellite as an alternative to their fixed wireless technology for residents in Illinois since 2015. The Wisper Team is expanding its satellite service to the rest of their network in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
Theresa Pointon of St. Libory, IL has been a Satellite Internet customer of Wisper’s since moving to the area in January 2020. Theresa had this to say about her service, “I’ve been happy with our Satellite service. It has helped my kids do online learning during the COVID-19 Pandemic.”
When asked about the service offering expansion, Wisper’s Founder and CEO, Nathan Stooke stated, “The Wisper Team is excited to be adding satellite as a service offering across our entire network. It means we’ll be able to get more rural Americans connected; helping to close the gap on the Digital Divide. As Wisper continues to grow, we understand that each area is different and will require the right tool for the right job.”
Fixed Wireless Technology uses elevated structures, such as water towers, cell towers, grain elevators, and more to reach a resident’s home. Current capabilities require the equipment on a resident’s roof to have a ‘line of sight’ to the elevated structure. That means no trees or terrain can be blocking the visual path. A resident will reside no more than 3 -5 miles from the elevated structure to receive the desired signal strength. Satellite differs from fixed wireless because its equipment floats in orbit between 100 and 24,000 miles away from the Earth’s surface instead of on a nearby elevated structure.
Wisper’s satellite plans are as follows (Please note that all plans are not available in all areas.):
- Liberty 12 (12GB): $60/month for 12/3
- Liberty 12 (25GB): $80/month for 12/3 (45GB)
- Liberty 12 (50GB) $90/month 12/3 (65GB)
The free zone for all of those is 3 a.m. – 6 a.m.
- Bronze 12 (35GB): $70/month 12/3
- Silver 12 (45GB): $100/month 12/3
- Gold 12 (65GB): $150/month 12/3
- Bronze 12 (40GB): $70/month for 12/3
- Silver 25 (60GB): $100/month 25/3
- Gold 30 (100GB): $130/month 30/3
- Gold 50 (100GB): $150/month 50/3
- Plat 100 (150GB): $200/month 100/3
- $10 per GB
- 2-year = $100
- 1-year = $200
To determine service eligibility, contact the Wisper Sales Team at (800) 765-7772 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wisper has partnered with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its Lifeline Program. The Lifeline program offers a discount off of service for low-income households. If you believe you are eligible for the Lifeline Program and would like to apply, please visit www.lifelinesupport.org. When approved, you will receive an approval letter. The approval letter will need to be emailed to email@example.com to receive the discount.