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Internet Providers in Dawson, Minnesota
Residential Internet Statistics for Dawson, MN
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$57.9|
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Internet Access in Dawson, Minnesota
Dawson has a total of 9 broadband providers offering residential service. If you count business Internet, there are 12 Internet providers in the local area, such as XFINITY from Comcast and LTD Broadband.
The information on this page comes via FCC filings specific to Dawson. Data is using privatized databases to create more granular listings than governmental websites. Lit address data is currently limited to select providers. Data about pricing and speed of current broadband plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans annually.
Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area in Dawson. They are available to near one hundred percent of Dawson. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving practically one hundred percent of Dawson with Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's fastest package for Dawson is 25 Mbps.
Looking at network technology installed the area, the most frequently available physical wire Internet connection types are DSL and Satellite, with 62.19% and virtually one hundred percent respectively. DSL Internet service is transmitted over telephone wires by providers like Frontier Communications that own copper phone wires. DSL underperforms when compared with all other major broadband technologies.
In summary, the majority of Dawson households have 4 choices for their home broadband, which is higher thanaverage. Dawson is currently the 502nd most connected metro area in Minnesota, measured by number of ISPs per census block. Areas the FCC considers to be "underserved" are low, and only 700 are stuck with one Internet choice. View the map on this page to explore data about Dawson and Internet availability statistics at the census block level.
Internet Statistics 2021
32.9% of consumers in Dawson700 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 Dawson, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Farmers Mutual Telephone Company||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||86.1%|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||64.0%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||4.6%|
|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||62.2%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 Dawson Internet Plans
Internet companies have begun to add "data caps" onto home Internet packages in recent years. The trend holds true in the Dawson market, with ISPs like Mediacom advertising plans with data caps. It's not a major issue for most Internet subscribers, but might be an issue for users who share the WiFi or "power users" who download or upload a lot of high-def video. For residents with data usage concerns, look for fiber plans in your area using the search tool at the top of this page. Fiber is often pricier, but provide non-capped data and streaming without throttling since fiber infrastructure doesn't share limited bandwidth seen with cable and DSL connections.
Compare Dawson to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Dawson||56.4 Mbps||9||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +478 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +92.4 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +104.2 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +113.1 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +105.7 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|