Windy City Broadband, LLC

Broadband Packages

Plan Speed (Down/Up) Bandwidth Usage
Emergency Broadband Program Residential Platinum 512 kbps / 512 kbps 9GB
Essentials Internet 512 kbps / 512 kbps 15GB
Basic Internet 1 mbps / 1 mbps 50GB
Adak Basic Stream 1 mbps/ 1 mbps 75 GB
Adak SD Option 1 2 mbps/ 1 mbps 100 GB
Adak HD Option 2 2 mbps/ 2 mbps 150 GB
  • 2 E-mail addresses with 25MB email space
  • Spam filtering
  • 24×7 support

New!  Windy City Broadband router recommendations

With our new streaming packages, you may be looking at upgrading your router to utilize the full features of your new plan across your entire house.

Solid Performance – Netgear Rax20

Enhanced Performance – Netgear Nighthawk AC2600

Extreme Performance – Netgear Nighthawk AX6 AX4300 

Price examples from Amazon.  WCB has not tested nor does warranty these recommendations, routers, or any particular supplier.

Dedicated Broadband Packages

REQUIRED FOR DEDICATED:

3 year contract unless otherwise specified
Early Termination penalty

Plan Speed (Down/Up) Bandwidth Usage One Time Fee
Dedicated A 1M/ 384 kbps 15GB $125
Dedicated B 1M/ 512 kbps 30GB $125
Dedicated C 2M/ 512 kbps 50GB $125

Local City tax 4%

Deposits:
$ 100.00

Install Fees
$ 125.00

Equipment
Netgear 8-port Fast Ethernet Switch Required for simultaneous CableTV and Internet Service $68.00
Wireless Router All-in-one Internet-sharing, 4 ports, and Wireless-G (802.11g) Access Point   $ 102.00
Comtrend Powerline Powergrid 902 Ethernet Adaptor Extends your local area network using existing power lines, eliminating extra wiring (so you can move your cable box and router) $152.48
Hardware Maintenance Agreement (per site) $300.00 Onsite Visit

Extra: 

Residential Monthly Flat Rate Tech Support ($25.00)

Dedicated Monthly Flat Rate Tech Support ($75.00)

SUPPORT FOR BROADBAND CUSTOMERS AT “BEST EFFORT”

  • No charge to customer for changing MAC address
  • Over the telephone, technical help
    • Securing and configuring wireless router or switch
    • Network requests, connecting additional devices, printer, additional router etc.
    • Training using bandwidth tool when technician is looking at customers personal usage on overage (have guide on adaktu.net)
    • Available for answers to questions on software updates, general use of computer such as email setup
    • Advising changing password on router, net gear
    • Advising Blocking websites, users (have guide on adaktu.net)
    • Advising Time of Use, meaning setting up times of use for users
    • Advising safeguarding of viruses

Having the Flat Rate Support, Windy City Broadband offering 20% off on in-store Routers and Net Gears

Penalties:

On Overages $15 per GB.  $75 per GB Dedicated
Late Fee 0.0875%

Notice:
Dial 611 from any phone on Adak for Customer Service or IT Support.

How To Manage Your Bandwidth Use

You can check your web usage here, using our online tool.

Please click here for a short guide explaining how to use it.

If you wish to block individual websites and have a router provided by WCB, please see WCB Website Blocking.

Network Neutrality Network Management Policy:

Network Neutrality NMP