Internet Providers in Heron Lake, MN
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Residential Internet Statistics for Heron Lake, MN
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$85.68|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Heron Lake, Minnesota
Internet Access in Heron Lake, Minnesota
The average address in Heron Lake is serviceable by 6 Internet providers In context, this is actually a strong amount of choice in comparison to other cities. Competition of two or more broadband providers in a city often results in more affordable pricing.
The broadband packages listed above are manually collected by our data science and research team.
Rise Broadband as well as CenturyLink can also provide coverage in Heron Lake, often competing for the same customers.
Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Heron Lake.
DSL is the main kind of broadband with coverage in Heron Lake worth considering. To see more detailed results, type your zip into our search tool above.
Internet Statistics 2021
46.3% of consumers in Heron Lake500 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 Heron Lake, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Southwest Minnesota Broadband Services||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||69.3%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||72.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||89.1%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||1.8%|
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 Around Heron Lake
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that many of the top ISPs in Heron Lake currently place a limit on data use on home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue lately because customers see them as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers insist caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Heron Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Heron Lake||19.6 Mbps||11||$1.13 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +514.8 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +129.2 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +141 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +149.9 Mbps )||23 ( +12 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +142.5 Mbps )||8 ( -3 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|