Internet Providers in International Falls, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for International Falls, MN
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 5,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $97.23

Internet Access in International Falls, Minnesota

International Falls service and availability information listed here is drawn from FCC databases and verifiable against privatized lit address files. To date, we have processed 4,989 rows of governmental and private data about Internet availability in International Falls. Speed averages are calculated from 757 speed tests in International Falls.

21.16 percent of International Falls households have only one option for wired broadband service, or none at all.

Taking a look now at network technologies offered around the area, we see that the most widespread physical wire broadband connection types are DSL (91.51 percent coverage) and Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage). Telephone companies usually offer DSL connections, since DSL transmits digital data via phone wires. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted and bundled copper construction of telephone lines has lower performance compared to more modern techs like cable and fiber.

Frontier Communications is a common second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving International Falls with 91 percent availability and a top download speed of 24 Mbps. There are also 2 providers in the area offering specialized enterprise and business technologies like point-to-point connectivity. We list all providers with business packages online.

Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider overall. They offer coverage for near one hundred percent of International Falls residents. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered coverage for practically one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, anything above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be enough to stream lower-quality videos to devices on WiFi, but is likely to become problematic for large households or modern services such as video chat, cloud apps, and etc. Refer to the coverage maps on this page to see broadband options at the census block level in International Falls.

  • There are 9 internet providers in International Falls with 5 of those offering residential service
  • International Falls is the 454th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Baudette and Bigfork, but behind Tower, Cook, and Orr.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 International Falls, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Midco 5,000 Mbps Fiber 1s
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in International Falls, Minnesota

  • Midco - Fiber - 53.7% Availability in International Falls - Speeds up to 5,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 91.5% Availability in International Falls - Call For Speed Availability
  • Midco - Cable - 86.5% Availability in International Falls - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in International Falls - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in International Falls - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For International Falls

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International Falls is the 454th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Baudette and Bigfork, but behind Tower, Cook, and Orr.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 400 people in Koochiching 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 79% of International Falls 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 Koochiching County, approximately 2,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In International Falls

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Midco Fiber 53.7%+ 5,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 91.5%+ Call For Speed Availability
Midco Cable 86.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
Midco Business Fiber 38.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Business Cable 60.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Tailwind Cable 0.5%+ 75 Mbps

Compare International Falls to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
International Falls 31.8 Mbps 5 $0.96 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +383.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +87.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +84.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +95.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +95.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )