Internet Providers in Altura, Minnesota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Altura, MN
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 31.82 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 29.3%

Internet Access in Altura, Minnesota

The average resident in Altura is serviceable by 3-4 Internet providers This is a lot of competition compared with other cities. Competition is correlated with better pricing.

The packages listed above are manually collected by our data science and research team.

CenturyLink as well as HBC can also provide coverage in Altura, with CenturyLink performing a bit better according to speed test statistics.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Altura.

DSL is the main kind of broadband with coverage in Altura worth considering. The generally poor wired Internet services in Altura is to blame for low download speed averages in the area. Altura average download speeds clock in 61.83% under the Minnesota average. In spite of this, 31.82 Mbps is enough speed to handle most modern apps such as Roku. Data caps are common in Altura. Data limits pose more of an issue when it comes to streaming video than Internet speed alone.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Altura, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
HBC 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Altura, Minnesota

  • CenturyLink - 87.5% Availability in Altura - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • HBC - 67.0% Availability in Altura - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 34.1% Availability in Altura - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Altura - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Altura - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Altura

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Altura is the 412th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Saint Charles and Cochrane, but behind Lewiston, Minnesota City, and Fountain City.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Winona 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: 67% of people living in Altura 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 57% of Altura 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 Winona County, approximately 5,000 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.

Data Caps Around Altura

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that many of the top providers in the area currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since customers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers maintain caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Internet access in Altura neighborhoods

Altura Broadband data can be found for the following local communities: Minneiska.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Altura

Provider Type Coverage Speed
HBC Fiber and Fixed Wireless 96.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 87.5%+ 80 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 69.9%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 34.1%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
HBC Fiber 39.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 3.8%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Altura to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Altura 31.8 Mbps 7 $0.59 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +317.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +75.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +67.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +79.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +83.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )