Internet Providers in Akeley, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Akeley, MN
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $70.49

Internet Access in Akeley, Minnesota

FCC data is the core source of the Akeley-area broadband availability data described below. To date, we've verified 1,882 rows of governmental and privatized data about broadband availability within Akeley. Our data analysis team has manually sourced pricing and agreement details for 113 home Internet plans in Akeley. We have limited speed test information on the Akeley area. Data is limited to 63 records in the last twelve month period. Shoppers should pay more attention to the advertised download speeds listed above for local ISPs such as Viasat Internet or HughesNet.

26.9 percent of Akeley is cut off from choice when it comes to true broadband Internet service. This isn't a surprise, seeing as competition between providers is low. Locations in the local area generally have 1 choices for service, accounting for the whole community.

Arvig is also a commonly available broadband option in Akeley, offering DSL and Fiber service in 99 percent of Akeley.

DSL Internet providers deliver Internet services using pre-existing phone wires, which is why DSL is marketed through telecom corporations that also offer landline phone service. DSL network technology is serviceable to practically one hundred percent of the local population. See the graphical tools on this page for insights into how the promised speeds compare to user-tested performance in the area.

Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider overall, registered with coverage in near one hundred percent of Akeley residents. HughesNet is available for virtually one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps, while HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, anything above 10 Mbps is enough to view lower-quality videos on WiFi, but becomes challenging when multiple people try to use bandwidth-intensive apps such as video chat, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. You can explore our Internet coverage map on this page to compare broadband options at the census block level in Akeley.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Akeley, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Arvig 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 99.4%
Arvig 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s 63.6%
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 3.4%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Akeley

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Akeley is the 608th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Laporte and Backus, but behind Nevis, Walker, and Hackensack.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 22 people in Hubbard County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 15% of people living in Akeley have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 73% of Akeley residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Hubbard County, approximately 300 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Compare Akeley to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Akeley 42.4 Mbps 6 $1.44 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +492 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +106.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +118.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +127.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +119.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )