Internet Providers in Cottonwood, MN

Residential Internet Statistics for Cottonwood, MN
Internet Service Providers: 8
Plans Start From: $25
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Cottonwood, Minnesota:

Showing 1 to 10 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    66.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    66.9% Available
  • 2. Frontier
    96.5% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    96.5% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    5.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    5.3% Available
  • 6. 6. MVTV Wireless
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. Arvig
    98% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    98% Available
  • 8. 8. LTD
    86% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    86% Available
  • 9. 9. NetPoint
    84.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    84.6% Available
  • 10. 10. Midco
    8.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    8.7% Available
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Internet Access in Cottonwood, Minnesota

Cottonwood currently features two widely available Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network offers speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage in near one hundred percent of the local area. HughesNet sells Satellite. Their Internet services have coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area and reported speeds up to 25 Mbps.

Broadband competition for residents of the Cottonwood area is strong. The majority of households have 6 Internet providers to choose from. Internet access isn't spread out fairly, however — as a notable 38.59 percent of addresses in the area still have only one option for broadband services.

Cable providers like Spectrum and DSL providers like Frontier Communications make up the primary broadband network types with availability in Cottonwood.

Frontier Communications is another commonly available Internet option for Cottonwood, offering DSL connections in 96 percent of the area. MVTV Wireless is another alternative wireless service for virtually one hundred percent of the local area, although it has to have roof access or proximity to a MVTV Wireless tower or access point.

The coverage data here comes from FCC provider-reported data. ISPs in Cottonwood are required to submit deployment data biannually. By leveraging our relationships with telecom companies, BroadbandNow is able to validate this data in comparison to privatized data including lit addresses reported via providers directly. The speed averages shown below are calculated based on browser-based speed tests originating in the Cottonwood area from M-Labs, a tool integrated with Google as well as BroadbandNow.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cottonwood, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 66.9%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 5.3%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 96.5%
700 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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

Cottonwood is the 263rd most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Minneota, but behind Tracy, Marshall, Montevideo, and Granite Falls.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Lyon County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 61% of Cottonwood residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Lyon County, approximately 5,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Cottonwood to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cottonwood 0.8 Mbps 12 $1.08 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +580.9 Mbps ) 22 ( +10 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +172 Mbps ) 21 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +198.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +201.4 Mbps ) 27 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +195.7 Mbps ) 11 ( -1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )