Internet Providers in Franklin, Minnesota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Franklin, MN
|Wired Internet Providers:||5|
|Average Speed Test Result:||12.93 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||17.99%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Franklin, Minnesota
Internet Access in Franklin, Minnesota
Looking specifically at types of Internet with coverage, fiber and cable are the most commonly available options in Franklin residents. Cable Internet is marketed by television companies, which is why cable Internet providers listed above including Mediacom Cable offer cable TV packages along with their Internet packages.
Broadband competition for residents of the Franklin area is relatively strong. The average resident has 3-4 Internet service providers available in their area. Internet access isn't distributed evenly, however. A surprising 34.58 percent of households in the area still only have one option.
Keep in mind, since FCC data is only tallied up biannually and only published six or more months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this problem.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Franklin's primary wired Internet providers.
Besides the Internet options listed above, Mediacom Cable is another option to consider. They have Internet in 57 percent of Franklin. Wireless companies like MVTV Wireless are also sometimes a good choice. However, the incumbent wired providers are usually a better deal when it comes to speed.
Internet Statistics 2021
34.6% of consumers in Franklin200 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 Franklin, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|RS Fiber||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Minnesota Valley Telephone Company||100 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||1m 21s|
|CenturyLink||60 Mbps||DSL||2m 16s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Franklin, Minnesota
- Minnesota Valley Telephone Company - 49.7% Availability in Franklin - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Mediacom - 57.0% Availability in Franklin - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- RS Fiber - 6.8% Availability in Franklin - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- CenturyLink - 3.3% Availability in Franklin - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Franklin - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Franklin - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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 and Cord Cutting Around Franklin
Data collected by our market researchers shows that top providers in Franklin place a limit on data use for their home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because customers view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Franklin
|MVTV Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||50 Mbps|
|Minnesota Valley Telephone Company||Fiber and DSL||49.7%+||100 Mbps|
|Mediacom Cable||Cable||57.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|LTD Broadband||Fixed Wireless||51.4%+||100 Mbps|
|LightBeam Internet||Fixed Wireless||14.5%+||50 Mbps|
|RS Fiber||Fiber and Fixed Wireless||7.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|MVTV Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||50 Mbps|
|LightBeam Internet||Fixed Wireless||89.3%+||50 Mbps|
|RS Fiber||Fiber||22.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Mediacom Business||Cable||8.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||8.1%+||60 Mbps|
Compare Franklin to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Franklin||12.9 Mbps||11||$0.81 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +336.2 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +94.2 Mbps )||18 ( +7 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +86.8 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +98.8 Mbps )||21 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +102.4 Mbps )||9 ( -2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|