Internet Providers in Cushing, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cushing, MN
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 5,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $113.14

Internet Access in Cushing, Minnesota

Cushing has 6 residential Internet providers, or 9 total providers including business and mobile operators. Consumers in the area have access to 5 broadband choices (Technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).

The plans shown on this page are collected by hand by our research staff.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

Fixed wireless Internet service is the top Internet service option much of the Cushing population, discounting less ideal Internet access choices such as satellite or LTE Internet. Current data analysis suggests that 54.41 percent of of residents have coverage for fixed wireless.

For a detailed view of how broadband access changes throughout Cushing, click to initialize the map below and use the zoom tools to explore. You'll find that the average amount of market availability is 1.58 service providers in each census block. This low level of competition leaves 94.71 percent of residents with only one choice.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Cushing, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CTC 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Midco 5,000 Mbps Fiber 1s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cushing, Minnesota

  • CTC - Fiber - 89.7% Availability in Cushing - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Midco - Fiber - 14.1% Availability in Cushing - Speeds up to 5,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 13.6% Availability in Cushing - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cushing - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cushing - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cushing

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Cushing is the 594th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Randall, Pillager, and Motley, but behind Fort Ripley and Browerville.

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 Morrison 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.

Fiber Availability: 90% of people living in Cushing have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

In Morrison County, approximately 6,000 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 Cap Issues in Cushing

Data collected by our researchers shows that common ISPs in Cushing currently use data caps for their home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since consumers view caps as a tactic to stop video streaming. Providers insist that data caps are a necessary tool for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the culprit is video streaming, which can use one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cushing

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CTC Fiber 89.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Gardonville Telephone Fixed Wireless 54.4%+ 12 Mbps
Midco Fiber 14.1%+ 5,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 13.6%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Midco Business Fiber 19.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Cushing to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cushing 43.1 Mbps 6 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +372.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +75.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +73.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +84.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +84.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )