Internet Providers in Butterfield, MN
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Residential Internet Statistics for Butterfield, MN
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$51.99|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Butterfield, Minnesota
Internet Access in Butterfield, Minnesota
Butterfield has 8 residential Internet providers, and 11 when including business and mobile services. There are 5 broadband choices such as cable and DSL.
Coverage from the two most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Butterfield.
There's a decent level of competition between companies within Butterfield, but 500 people in the area don't have access to more than one provider. This means that if they aren't pleased with their local provider, they have to use a low-speed wireless backup. However, this isn't the norm in Butterfield — the average household has 4-5 options for broadband-grade Internet service.
The plans shown here are manually collected by our data science and research team.
The big picture is that the most common broadband options for Butterfield Internet users are DSL, followed by Satellite. The mapping and user speed test data seen below show how the real-world speed test statistics vary between neighborhoods and ISPs in Butterfield.
Internet Statistics 2021
47.9% of consumers in Butterfield500 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 Butterfield, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||53.8%|
|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||89.9%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||17.3%|
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 Butterfield Internet Plans
Many Internet companies have begun to add data limits to residential broadband plans in recent years. This market trend holds true in the Butterfield market, with ISPs such as Mediacom adding capped plans. This might not matter for the majority of customers, but can affect subscribers that download a large amount of high-def content. Data caps with cable plans tend to be around 1 Terabyte. This is an issue for fewer than one percent of Internet users. Mediacom Cable customers are advised to verify data use policies when signing up.
Compare Butterfield to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Butterfield||19.9 Mbps||8||$0.76 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +514.5 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +128.9 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +140.7 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +149.6 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +142.2 Mbps )||8||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|