Internet Providers in Fulda, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fulda, MN
Internet Providers: 13
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $54.32

Internet Access in Fulda, Minnesota

Broadband competition in Fulda is above average compared to other parts of Minnesota, with is an average of 6.25 providers serviceable in each census block. Fulda ranks at 144th on the "most connected city" charts. Only 40.78 percent of Fulda addresses have fewer than two choices for Internet.

CenturyLink is an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Fulda with a maximum download speed of 60 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only choice for Internet service for residents of Fulda. fixed wireless companies such as MVTV Wireless can achieve 50 Mbps using wireless hardware. Aside from home broadband, there are also 2 companies in city limits marketing enterprise and business products and services such as point-to-point connectivity or custom fiber loops. BroadbandNow includes every local provider with business services advertised on their site.

Taking a look now at network technology in use across the area, we see that the most common wired broadband Internet technology types are DSL and Fixed Wireless, with 83.21% and 36.11% respectively. DSL service is delivered over twisted copper telephone wires up on utility poles, and is sold by corporations like CenturyLink that build or own copper phone lines. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted and bundled copper construction seen in phone lines has lower speeds and bandwidth than more modern techs like cable and fiber.

The data on this page is primarily sourced from FCC coverage reports specific to the area. Then, it's enhanced through privatized databases to output more granular listings than is available from government websites. Address-level data isn't always available, but every ISP is noted at least on the census block level. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans annually.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall, covering virtually one hundred percent of Fulda residents. HughesNet has coverage to close to virtually one hundred percent of the population. The top download speed advertised for Viasat is 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. In general, any speed above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be enough for streaming lower-quality video over WiFi. However, it may become challenging for large households or high-bandwidth services such as video chat, cloud apps, and etc. Refer to the coverage map below to see how broadband coverage compares down to the census block level in Fulda.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Fulda, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Vast Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Fulda, Minnesota

  • CenturyLink - 83.2% Availability in Fulda - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Mediacom - 60.5% Availability in Fulda - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Vast Broadband - 52.8% Availability in Fulda - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 36.1% Availability in Fulda - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Fulda - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Fulda - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fulda

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Fulda is the 144th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Slayton, but behind Windom, Tracy, Worthington, and Adrian.

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 59% of Fulda 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 on Fulda Internet Plans

Many Internet providers have moved to add "data caps" to residential broadband packages recently. The market trend holds true for the Fulda market, with Internet companies like Mediacom selling plans with data caps. This won't matter for the majority of Internet users, but is liable to be an issue for subscribers who stream a lot of high-def video. Data caps for cable plans are usually about 1 Terabyte. This is way more than 99 percent of customers use, according to a report from Comcast. Mediacom Cable customers should confirm data caps before signing a contract.

Internet access in Fulda neighborhoods

To date, we've aggregated data about Internet access across these communities in Fulda: Kinbrae and Dundee.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Fulda

Provider Type Coverage Speed
MVTV Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Lismore Cooperative Telephone Company Fixed Wireless 97.3%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 83.2%+ 60 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 64.9%+ 100 Mbps
Back 40 Wireless Fixed Wireless 62.1%+ 40 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 60.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Vast Broadband Cable 52.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 36.1%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Back 40 Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 40 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
MVTV Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 6.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Fulda to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fulda 6.7 Mbps 10 $1.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +408.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.45 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +112.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +109.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +120.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +120.9 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )