Internet Providers in Clara City, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Clara City, MN
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $62.48

Internet Access in Clara City, Minnesota

Clara City has a total of 9 Internet service providers (ISPs) offering home connections. If you include business ISPs, there are 13 serviceable providers available locally, like Zayo and LTD Broadband. (Some might be "doubles", since many incumbent providers sell residential and smb service under separate branches.)

In terms of coverage options, the average Clara City building has 4 providers serving any given address. Only 41.28 percent of the Clara City population are stuck with one option for residential Internet service.

Looking at network technology available within the Clara City area, we see that the most common physical wire Internet connection options are Satellite and DSL, with near one hundred percent and 80.24% respectively. DSL is transmitted via telephone wires, and is sold by corporations such as Hanson Communications that own copper phone lines. DSL underperforms when compared with all other major wired Internet infrastructures.

Viasat Internet is the most widely available option in Clara City. virtually one hundred percent of Clara City census blocks can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common option in the area, serving virtually one hundred percent of Clara City with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan for Clara City is 25 Mbps.

Coverage stats on BroadbandNow comes via FCC provider-reported data. Providers in Clara City must agree to report availability data biannually. By using direct agreements with providers, BroadbandNow is able to further verify this data against privatized data submitted by Internet providers directly. This lets us to produce more accurate maps and availability data than government reports. Our speed averages are calculated from actual speed tests from Clara City addresses from M-Labs.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 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 Clara City, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Hanson Communications 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Clara City Telephone Company 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Clara City, Minnesota

  • Hanson - DSL - 80.2% Availability in Clara City - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 68.6% Availability in Clara City - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Clara City Telephone Company - Fiber - 3.2% Availability in Clara City - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Clara City - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Clara City - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Clara City

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Clara City is the 276th most connected city in Minnesota behind Montevideo, Willmar, Renville, Olivia, and Granite Falls.

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 Chippewa 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 59% of Clara City 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 Chippewa County, approximately 2,000 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 on Clara City Internet Plans

Many Internet providers have begun to impose data limits to their home broadband packages as of late. The trend is certainly true for Clara City, with common providers like Mediacom selling plans with data caps. It's not a large concern for most customers, but it may be an issue for users who stream a lot of 4K content. Caps for cable bundles are usually around 1 Terabyte. This is an issue for fewer than one percent of customers. Potential Mediacom Cable customers in Clara City should verify data use policies before signing up.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Clara City

Provider Type Coverage Speed
MVTV Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Cloudnet Inc. Fixed Wireless 94.6%+ 50 Mbps
Arvig Fixed Wireless 89.9%+ 10 Mbps
Hanson Communications DSL 80.2%+ 100 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 68.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 54.8%+ 100 Mbps
Clara City Telephone Company Fiber 3.2%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
MVTV Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Cloudnet Inc. Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 4.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Zayo Fiber 0.0%+ -- Mbps

Compare Clara City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Clara City 17.1 Mbps 9 $0.73 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +398.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +101.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +99.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +110.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +110.5 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )