Internet Providers in Atwater, MN
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Residential Internet Statistics for Atwater, MN
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$46.68|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Atwater, Minnesota
Internet Access in Atwater, Minnesota
Atwater offers 11 residential Internet providers, or 15 when including business and mobile operators. There are 6 broadband choices like cable and DSL.
Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Atwater.
The broadband plans listed on this page are collected by hand through our data team. We have gathered 346 plans in Atwater since 2014.
There is above-average choice between Internet providers within Atwater, but 1,000 people in the area still don't have access to more than one provider. This means that if they aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they are forced to use a poor quality wireless option. Luckily, this isn't the norm in Atwater. The average household has 5 Internet options.
In summary, the most widely available broadband choices in Atwater are DSL and Satellite. The mapping and download speed test data below show how the actual speed test statistics differ when comparing specific zip codes and ISPs in Atwater.
Internet Statistics 2021
53.1% of consumers in Atwater1,000 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 Atwater, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|CenturyLink||60 Mbps||DSL||2m 16s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|TDS Telecom||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Atwater, Minnesota
- Frontier - DSL - 86.6% Availability in Atwater - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Mediacom - Cable - 48.3% Availability in Atwater - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- CenturyLink - DSL - 3.5% Availability in Atwater - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
- TDS - DSL - 1.8% Availability in Atwater - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Atwater - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Atwater - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 on Atwater Internet Plans
Internet providers have moved to impose "data caps" to their residential broadband plans recently. This trend holds true in Atwater, with Internet companies like Mediacom featuring plans with data caps. This might not really matter for most residents, but it might affect households that upload a large amount of high-def video. Caps on cable packages tend to be in the neighborhood of 1 Terabyte, which is an issue for less than 1% of customers. Mediacom Cable customers in Atwater are advised to confirm data caps when signing up.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Atwater
|MVTV Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||50 Mbps|
|Xtratyme Technologies||Fixed Wireless||96.8%+||10 Mbps|
|Cloudnet Inc.||Fixed Wireless||89.3%+||50 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||86.6%+||115 Mbps|
|LTD Broadband||Fixed Wireless||74.8%+||100 Mbps|
|Mediacom Cable||Cable||48.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|LightBeam Internet||Fixed Wireless||5.4%+||50 Mbps|
|TDS Telecom||DSL||1.8%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|MVTV Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||50 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||115 Mbps|
|Cloudnet Inc.||Fixed Wireless||92.9%+||50 Mbps|
|LightBeam Internet||Fixed Wireless||20.7%+||50 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||12.4%+||60 Mbps|
|Mediacom Business||Cable||3.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Atwater to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Atwater||9.9 Mbps||11||$1.23 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +405.5 Mbps )||14 ( +3 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +109 Mbps )||18 ( +7 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +106.3 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +117.5 Mbps )||21 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +117.7 Mbps )||8 ( -3 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|