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Internet Providers in Garrison, Minnesota
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Internet Access in Garrison, Minnesota
Garrison currently has two common Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability for close to one hundred percent of the local area. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite. They have availability in practically one hundred percent of the area and advertised speeds of 25 Mbps.
Looking closer at the network technology types around Garrison, there are currently two primary options: cable (providers like SCI Broadband) and DSL (think Frontier Communications).
Frontier Communications is another commonly available Internet choice for Garrison, offering mainly DSL service in 89 percent of the area.
54.77 percent of Garrison residents are without a choice for broadband Internet service. This is not an unexpected figure since competition between Internet providers is low. Addresses in the city have 1-2 options for service, accounting for the entire community.
Coverage data analysis on BroadbandNow comes from FCC reporting. Providers in Garrison must agree to report there coverage area data biannually. By using our relationships with providers, we are able to validate public data with privatized data reported by Internet providers. This allows us to create more accurate maps and availability data than government publications. The speed averages shown here are calculated from real-world speed tests originating from Garrison addresses. The rest of the data and statistics included on this page are drawn from NTIA andnational Census archives. When it comes to pricing and fees data, our market research team has manually filed 184 broadband packages in Garrison over recent years, and 22 of those are available to residents currently.
Internet Statistics 2021
54.8% of consumers in Garrison500 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 Garrison, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|SCI Broadband||250 Mbps||Cable||32s||47.2%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||1.8%|
|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||89.1%|
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.