Internet Providers in Currie, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Currie, MN
Internet Providers: 12
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $62.99

Internet Access in Currie, Minnesota

The average house in the Currie area has access to 4-5 Internet providers In context, this is a lot of choice compared to other communities. Competition is correlated with lower regional pricing.

Taking a look now at network tech being used across the city, we see that the most prevalent physical wire Internet connection infrastructures are DSL (71.79 percent coverage) and Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage). Telephone companies usually offer DSL Internet, which makes technical sense because DSL transmits data packets over telephone lines. DSL underperforms when compared with all major Internet technologies except dial-up.

Frontier Communications is a common alternative, serving Currie with 71 percent local availability and a top speed of 24 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only way to get Internet in Currie. fixed wireless providers such as MVTV Wireless can deliver 50 Mbps using wireless links.

The broadband access data listed here is primarily sourced via FCC reports. Data is validated using privatized data sources to provide more accurate results than is available from the FCC directly. Address availability data isn't always available. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans every year.

According to the most recent FCC data and direct provider reports, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable ISPs in Currie in terms of coverage area. The more common providers frequently cover the same addresses in most blocks around Currie.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Currie with 10 of those offering residential service
  • Currie is the 169th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Slayton and Edgerton, but behind Marshall, Tracy, and Fulda.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Currie, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Vast Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Arvig 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s
CenturyLink 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Currie, Minnesota

  • Frontier - 71.8% Availability in Currie - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Vast Broadband - 47.3% Availability in Currie - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 8.0% Availability in Currie - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Arvig - 1.8% Availability in Currie - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Currie - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Currie - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Currie

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Currie is the 169th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Slayton and Edgerton, but behind Marshall, Tracy, and Fulda.

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

Approximately 700 people in Murray 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 50% of Currie 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 Murray County, approximately 3,000 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 and Cord Cutting Around Currie

Data from our researchers suggests that some of the common providers in the area use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view them as a strategy to stop video streaming, while providers explain that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Currie

Provider Type Coverage Speed
MVTV Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Woodstock Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 85.2%+ 100 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 71.8%+ 115 Mbps
Vast Broadband Cable 47.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Arvig Fiber and Fixed Wireless 17.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 8.0%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
MVTV Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 31.9%+ 40 Mbps
Arvig Fiber 0.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Currie to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Currie 7.5 Mbps 10 $1.50 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +407.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.45 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +111.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +108.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +119.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +120.1 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )