Internet Providers in Kasota, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Kasota, MN
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $43.35

Internet Access in Kasota, Minnesota

DSL lines and Satellite make up the most widely available broadband network types present in Kasota, showing 43.58 and practically one hundred percent network reach respectively.

Mediacom Cable is also a common Internet choice for Kasota, offering primarily Cable service available to 45 percent of the area. LTD Broadband is another alternative wireless service for 93 percent of the local area, although it requires roof access or line of site with a LTD Broadband access point.

Most Kasota homes have 2-3 providers to choose from. This is a decent level of market competition. It tends to improve pricing. This high level of competition isn't universal, though. A surprising 59.08 of residents still have only one option for broadband access.

Since FCC availability data is currently collected twice a year and only published six or more months after that, providers listed above might not reflect the latest network upgrades. We aggregate coverage and plan data directly from some ISPs to help fix this issue.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option on the whole, with coverage for near one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet has availability to about close to one hundred percent of the population. The top download speed advertised for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps, while HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. In general, anything above 10 Mbps will be sufficient to view lower-quality SD video on WiFi. However, it may become an issue for multiple users or high-bandwidth services like video chat, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Explore the coverage map below to compare Internet options at the census block level in Kasota.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 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 Kasota, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 45.1%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s 43.6%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 43.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Kasota

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Kasota is the 104th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Saint Peter, Nicollet, Mankato, Madison Lake, 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 2,000 people in Le Sueur 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 41% of Kasota 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 Le Sueur County, approximately 7,000 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 Caps Among Kasota Internet Providers

Internet providers have been moving to add data "plans" to home broadband packages in recent years. This trend holds true for the Kasota market, with common providers like Mediacom advertising capped plans. It's not a major issue for most customers, but it might affect subscribers who stream a lot of high-def content. Caps for cable packages tend to be about 1 Terabyte, which is an issue for less than 1% of customers, according to reports from Comcast. Potential Mediacom Cable customers are advised to double check data use policies before signing up, and not assume them based on online statements.

Compare Kasota to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Kasota 10.9 Mbps 8 $0.76 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +523.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +137.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +149.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +158.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +151.2 Mbps ) 8 $0.38 ( $0.00 )