Internet Providers in Brooten, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Brooten, MN
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $48.32

Internet Access in Brooten, Minnesota

Information displayed here is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reports. We also use direct provider reports to validate the data down to the census block or lit address level. Plan, pricing, and other data is collected manually through our data science team. BroadbandNow has analyzed and verified 217 broadband plans for Brooten since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 26 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

TDS Telecom is also a common broadband option in Brooten, offering DSL service available to 89 percent of the area. Gardonville Telephone is another alternative wireless service for practically one hundred percent of the area. Keep in mind that it has to have roof access and line of site with a Gardonville Telephone tower or access point.

Competition between broadband providers available for Brooten is overall strong. The majority of homes have at least 4 Internet service providers available to them. Internet access isn't distributed equally — as a notable 53.73 percent of the population still have only one or fewer options for broadband services.

So far as the Internet network technologies in Brooten, you have two primary options: cable (Mediacom Cable, for example) and DSL (think TDS Telecom).

According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Brooten so far as coverage. As the map below demonstrates, the more common companies frequently overlap in most neighborhoods around Brooten.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 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 Brooten, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 45.2%
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 89.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 1.1%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Brooten

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Brooten is the 102nd most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Melrose, New London, and Belgrade, but behind Glenwood and Sauk Centre.

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

Approximately 900 people in Kandiyohi 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.

Approximately 46% of Brooten 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 Kandiyohi County, approximately 7,000 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 Brooten

Data collected by our research team shows that popular ISPs in the area place a limit on data use for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since consumers see caps as a tactic to stop video streaming, while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Compare Brooten to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Brooten 1.8 Mbps 9 $0.77 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +532.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +147 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +158.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +167.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +160.3 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )