Internet Providers in Kimball, Minnesota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Kimball, MN
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||43.36 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||27.01%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Kimball, Minnesota
Internet Access in Kimball, Minnesota
The average Kimball location can get access to Internet service from 1.83 providers.
DSL providers like Arvig deliver Internet services using copper telephone wires. This is why it frequently comes through telecom corporations that also offer telephone service. DSL Internet is available for 97.88 percent of Kimball. See the graphs on this page for more information about how provider-promised speed, latency, and etc line up with current customers' speeds in the area.
We should note that since FCC data is currently only collected biannually and only released six months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Kimball.
Aside from the Internet providers listed above, Arvig is another option to consider. They have Internet in 91 percent of the Kimball area. Wireless options are commonly available in the area. However, wired providers almost always provide high value pricing. The majority of residents have access to some form of wired Internet.
Internet Statistics 2021
85.0% of consumers in Kimball2,000 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 Kimball, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Arvig||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Kimball, Minnesota
- Arvig - 91.8% Availability in Kimball - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- CenturyLink - 10.2% Availability in Kimball - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Kimball - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Kimball - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
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 Around Kimball
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that top providers in Kimball use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since customers view them as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming video, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Kimball
|Arvig||DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless||91.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Xtratyme Technologies||Fixed Wireless||22.4%+||10 Mbps|
|LTD Broadband||Fixed Wireless||18.6%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||14.7%+||100 Mbps|
Compare Kimball to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Kimball||43.4 Mbps||9||$3.77 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +305.7 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +63.7 Mbps )||18 ( +9 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +56.3 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +68.3 Mbps )||21 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +71.9 Mbps )||9||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|