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Internet Providers in Janesville, Minnesota
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Internet Access in Janesville, Minnesota
You can expect to find two main infrastructure choices inside Janesville — cable (55.90% coverage) and DSL (85.99% availability). Coaxial cable Internet access is provided through traditional cable TV providers, using pre-existing coaxial television cables mounted on telephone poles or buried in the street. DSL is delivered via landline phone wires. Most Janesville neighborhoods and street addresses can access cable service and DSL from two alternating providers.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Janesville.
Since FCC data is currently processed twice a year and only published six months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Broadband competition in Janesville is strong. The majority of homes have about 3-4 providers available to them. This choice isn't spread out evenly. A surprising 41.35 percent of the population still have only one option for broadband service.
Outside of the Internet options listed above, Frontier Communications is another option to consider. They have coverage in 79 percent of the Janesville area. Fixed wireless providers such as Radio Link Internet are also worth looking at, but the main wired providers usually offer a stronger value when it comes to performance and price.
Internet Statistics 2021
41.4% of consumers in Janesville1,000 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 Janesville, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||55.9%|
|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||79.7%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||20 Mbps||DSL||6m 49s||56.5%|
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.
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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Janesville
Data from our research team suggests that some of the common ISPs use data caps on residential broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue since customers see caps as a tactic to stop "cord cutting", while providers insist they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which can use 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Janesville to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Janesville||27.4 Mbps||7||$0.44 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +507 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +121.4 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +133.2 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +142.1 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +134.7 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|