Internet Service Providers in Lonsdale, Minnesota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lonsdale, MN
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 54.46 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.31%

Internet Access in Lonsdale, Minnesota

Consumers will find 11 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Lonsdale. 3 of these are mobile LTE providers, and 8 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

We should note here that since FCC availability data is tallied up twice annually and only released six or more months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. Our process incorporates coverage data directly from many ISPs to help fix this issue.

The two primary options are fiber and cable. Fiber-Optic technology is often used for replacing DSL. Replacing DSL telephone wires with fiber is commonly cheaper long-term than continually servicing outdated DSL infrastructure. Even without considering cost, fiber also allows significantly higher download speed (100 Mbps as opposed to the 5–15 Mbps or so DSL allows).

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Lonsdale's most common wired broadband providers.

To summarize, the average Lonsdale resident has 2 choices for Internet. Lonsdale is the 401st most connected city out of 772 Minnesota communities in terms of the number of providers available per address.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Lonsdale with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Lonsdale is the 401st most connected city in Minnesota behind Webster, Dundas, Montgomery, New Prague, and Elko New Market.
  • The fastest zip code in Lonsdale for February 2021 is 55046. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021



Lonsdale, MN

900 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 Lonsdale, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
BEVCOMM 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lonsdale, Minnesota

  • BEVCOMM - 97.8% Availability in Lonsdale - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Mediacom - 78.6% Availability in Lonsdale - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 6.2% Availability in Lonsdale - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Lonsdale - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Lonsdale - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lonsdale

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Lonsdale is the 401st most connected city in Minnesota behind Webster, Dundas, Montgomery, New Prague, and Elko New Market.

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 Rice 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.

Fiber Availability: 98% of people living in Lonsdale have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 83% of Lonsdale 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.

As of this month, 55046 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Lonsdale.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Rice County, approximately 4,000 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 on Lonsdale Internet Plans

Many Internet providers have moved to add "data caps" to residential broadband plans as of late. This trend is certainly true in Lonsdale, with providers like Mediacom featuring plans with data caps. This won't matter for most customers, but it may affect users who download or upload a large amount of 4K content. For residents with data usage concerns, look for fiber plans at your address using the search tool on this page. Fiber is usually more expensive, but usually provide unlimited data and streaming since the fiber infrastructure doesn't have limited bandwidth seen with cable and DSL.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lonsdale

Provider Type Coverage Speed
BEVCOMM Fiber 97.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 78.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 62.8%+ 100 Mbps
NorthfieldWiFi Fixed Wireless 30.0%+ 10 Mbps
Radio Link Internet Fixed Wireless 15.9%+ 300 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 6.2%+ 60 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
BEVCOMM Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 20.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 17.0%+ 60 Mbps

Compare Lonsdale to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lonsdale 54.5 Mbps 8 $0.84 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +294.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +52.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +45.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +57.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +60.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )

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