Internet Providers in Janesville, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Janesville, MN
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $46.69

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

1,000 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 Janesville, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 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
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Janesville, Minnesota

  • Frontier - DSL - 79.7% Availability in Janesville - Call For Speed Availability
  • Consolidated - DSL - 56.5% Availability in Janesville - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 55.9% Availability in Janesville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Janesville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Janesville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Janesville

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Janesville is the 547th most connected city in Minnesota behind Waseca, Mankato, Madison Lake, Waterville, and Eagle Lake.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Waseca 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 Janesville 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 Waseca County, approximately 5,000 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Janesville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Radio Link Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 300 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 84.3%+ 100 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 79.7%+ Call For Speed Availability
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 56.5%+ 20 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 55.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 6.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Janesville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Janesville 25.1 Mbps 7 $0.44 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +390.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +93.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +91.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +102.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +102.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )